Sulawesi

Andrew travels to Sulawesi, where the ancient funeral ritual Rambu Solo is still deeply rooted in the rich and colorful community of Tana Toraja. Andrew witnesses a jaw-dropping custom of spirit possession and spends some time shopping for exotic fruits.

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Andrew and his guide, Johnny Burun, explore the burial caves at Londa Cliff Graves, Sulawesi. 960 1280

  

Snapshot of a skull and offerings to the deceased at Londa Cliff Graves. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern and blogger Dinny Jusuf eat Coto Makassar (Makassar soup) in Rantepao. 960 1280

  

Andrew cuts open durian fruit in Batutumonga, Sulawesi. 960 1280

  

Torajan snails are a delicious treat in Sulawesi. 960 1280

  

Mama Tiku, Andrew, Dorche and blogger Dinny Jusuf sitting down to eat Suso' Santan (Torajan snails) in Batutumonga. 960 1280

  

Fried milk fish, smoked gabus fish and tumpi-tumpi (coconut and fish) is served at the Bissu Welcome Ceremony in Pangkep. 960 1280

  

A crew member captures the beautiful vista of the Tinimbayo Valley northwest of Rantepao. 960 1280

  

Water buffalo are presented to the family during the Bui Family Rambu Solo in Sa'dan. 960 1280

  

People collect the blood from a sacrificed water buffalo with bamboo tubes at the Bui Family Rambu Solo. 960 1280

  

Locals prepare a pig to make Pa'piong, a traditional Torajan dish in Talunglipu. 960 1280

  

It is common to see feminine men and masculine women in Pangkep. 960 1280

  

Andrew helps carry a coffin during the Bui Family Rambu Solo. 960 1280

  

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