Selayar Island

Screen Islands District (formerly the district a screen) is a district in south Sulawesi province, Indonesia. The capital of this district is located in the castle town. This district has an area of 903.35 km ² and a population of approximately 100,000 people. Screen Islands District is a district that has several sub-districts which are separated by oceans. Islands District is one district among 24 districts in South Sulawesi province that is located at the southern end and extends from north to south. This area has the specificity, ie the only district in South Sulawesi that all the country apart from South Sulawesi mainland and more than that the district archipelago consists of a screen so that a group of several islands archipelago.


SOUTH SULAWESI

South Sulawesi province comprises the narrow southwestern peninsula of this orchid-shaped island, which is mainly mountainous. The seafaring Bugis dominant the southern tip, whereas the northern part of South Sulawesi is inhabited by the Toraja whose unique culture rivals that of the Balinese. Famed for their seafaring heritage and Phinisi schooners for centuries, the Bugis possess to the present day one of the last sailing fleets in the world.

Tana Toraja

Toraja's Cave Cemetery
The Toraja are an ethnic group indigenous to a mountainous region of South Sulawesi (Sulawesi Selatan Province), Indonesia. Their population is approximately 650,000, of which 450,000 still live in the regency of Tana Toraja ("Land of Toraja"). Most of the population is Christian or have local animist beliefs known as aluk ("the way"). The Indonesian government has recognized this animist belief as Aluk To Dolo ("Way of the Ancestors"). The word toraja comes from the Bugis language's to riaja, meaning "people of the uplands". The Dutch colonial government named the people Toraja in 1909. Torajans are renowned for their elaborate funeral rites, burial sites carved into rocky cliffs, massive peaked roof traditional houses known as tongkonan, and colorful wood carvings. Toraja funeral rites are important social events, usually attended by hundreds of people and lasting for several days. Before the 20th century, Torajans lived in autonomous villages, where they practised animism and were relatively untouched by the outside world. In the early 1900s, Dutch missionaries first worked to convert. 

Amazing Diving Indonesia Location

More than 5 million square meters in waters around the Indonesian archipelago. No doubt, Indonesia became a shelter for hundreds or even thousands of species of underwater creatures and coral clusters are beautiful and colorful. Surely this country offers many dive sites which is a dream for most divers.
Due to the often volatile political situation and a warning to tourists who are usually too much, you'll rarely find this country in the list of most tourists travel. Fortunately for tourists who are brave and adventurous, this means fewer tourists and more peace, so you better be able to enjoy the beauty as you like. Here is a list of eight stunning dive sites in Indonesia.


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