Beware if you're squeamish! Buffalo Carnage! February 26th 2011 The second day of a Torajan funeral ceremony.
As we drove to the site of the funeral our guide explained to us that the site would have taken several weeks to prepare. It consisted of bamboo structures erected on stilts with colourful roofs over them, decorated with equally colourful drapes. They were arranged around a square area of rough earth. One structure was smaller and higher than the r ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Sulawesi » Tana Toraja The Dutch began to colonize Indonesia in the early 17th century; the islands were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. Indonesia declared its independence after Japan's surrender, but it required four years of intermittent negotiations, recurring hos... ... read more
We both travelled and worked in Spain, which is where we first met, back in 1972. Things back then were quite different, no plastic card banking or internet to smooth the way.
Our travels were put on hold for a few years whilst we brought up our two children. They now spend large chunks of their life exploring the world.
In in our mid to late 50's we decided it was time we took up travelling again and this time write our own travel blog. Hope it can compete with the younger generations.
We chose the nickname 'still crazy' because I guess that's what we are, still crazy. We completed three... full info