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The funeral customs of Sulawesi: what Tana Toraja is famous for. 10   Recently updated !

The funeral customs of Sulawesi: what Tana Toraja is famous for. You should visit Toraja in Sulawesi if you're interested in the most incredible animist funeral customs of the World. Do you know the main three things the Indonesian island of Sulawesi is famous for? Here are the reasons why the travellers visit this piece of paradise: * diving in [...]
Tana Toraja Sulawesi Indonesia

Little Khmer boy in Battambang

Why go to Battambang in Cambodia: witnessing a cremation. 8   Recently updated !

Why go to Battambang in Cambodia: witnessing a cremation. You will want to visit Battambang if you're looking to have an immersion in the Khmer culture on your way to Angkor temples. Battambang was a perfect stopover on my way from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap in Cambodia. Another reason to stop here was the boat ride to Siem Reap. [...]

How Dussehra is celebrated in Bastar: Bastar Dussehra Travel Guide. 28   Recently updated !

How Dussehra is celebrated in Bastar: Bastar Dussehra Travel Guide. You will celebrate Bastar Dussehra if you want to be part of the World's longest festival and witness an authentic tribal culture. The Indian State of Chhattisgarh has a special and fascinating Vijayadashami (Dussehra festival).   Here, there's nothing to do with the Ramayana and the victory of King Rama. [...]
The Maharaja during Bastar Dussehra

Interview Stephanie Langlet in Dantewada Bastar

How to use your influence as a traveler and help people. 47   Recently updated !

How to use your influence as a traveler and help people. Do you have influence?   Maybe you're an influencer in your job, country, online. Maybe you're not. But what I can tell you for sure is:   As a traveler, when you travel in certain places, you have a lot of influence you can use to help the local [...]

How to enjoy the best of Tribal Chhattisgarh in India. 26   Recently updated !

How to enjoy the best of Tribal Chhattisgarh in India. Do you dream as Marc, a Canadian anthropologist, to discover some preserved and friendly tribes in an offbeat place of India? If the answer is yes, Tribal Chhattisgarh, especially Bastar District, is for you ! These are some suggestions for your visit, my contacts, my firm-favourite and a suggested itinerary [...]
Tribal Chhattisgarh

Sapa Vietnam Minority people and Stephanie Langlet

The most fascinating Vietnam: exciting things to do in the North. 12   Recently updated !

The most fascinating Vietnam: exciting things to do in the North. A few days ago, I received a request from my Indian blogger friend Abhinav who is preparing a trip to Vietnam. The country has not always a good reputation and organising a trip there can be challenging without the right help. As he knew I'm in love with the [...]

How Bastar Tribal people gave my life a new exciting perspective. 46   Recently updated !

How Bastar Tribal people gave my life a new exciting perspective. Only a few lines in one of the most famous guidebooks. Tribal Chhattisgarh, close to Odisha, seemed liked a paradise for intrepid explorers. "42 different ethnic groups", "tribal haats" (markets), "chapura" (alive ants), "Dussehra festival"... My soul of apprentice ethnologist couldn't resist for long. After checking a few Indian [...]
Bastar Tribal people

long beautiful amla hair

Amla: How to use its amazing benefits for beautiful hair. 9   Recently updated !

Amla: How to use its amazing benefits for beautiful hair. If your hair is dark like mine, you certainly wonder which product you should use to give it the right care. It's never easy, especially if it's long, to see the broken roots and the lost hair on the hairbrush. Before finding the secret of Indian women's beautiful long hair, [...]

Discovering the amazing rock paintings of Kabra Hills. 3   Recently updated !

Discovering the amazing rock paintings of Kabra Hills. Kabra Hills... After sharing with us his visit to the prehistoric cave paintings of Ongna, our friend from Raigarh, Debayan Sarkhel, discovered Kabra. This place is one more reason to explore the amazing rock paintings of Tribal Chhattisgarh. “I travelled miles, for many a year, Spent a lot in lands afar, I’ve [...]
Kabra rock paintings

Tribal man with headgear

How to visit the prehistoric Cave Paintings of Ongna. 9   Recently updated !

HOW TO VISIT THE PREHISTORIC CAVE PAINTINGS OF ONGNA 1 You should visit the prehistoric caves of Ongna if you’re interested in the prehistoric paintings, the offbeat places and the old legends. The Tribal Chhattisgarh in Central India is a paradise for ethnologist apprentice, but also for the lovers of history… and prehistory. It’s also the place of the World […]