The funeral customs of Sulawesi: what Tana Toraja is famous for.

Tana Toraja Sulawesi Indonesia
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 the Celebes sea where the experience ... Read more

Why go to Battambang in Cambodia: witnessing a cremation.

Little Khmer boy in Battambang
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. On my first day, ... Read more

How Dussehra is celebrated in Bastar: Bastar Dussehra Travel Guide.

The Maharaja during Bastar Dussehra
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 ... Read more

How to use your influence as a traveler and help people.

Interview Stephanie Langlet in Dantewada Bastar
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 people.   And to achieve so, ... Read more

How to enjoy the best of Tribal Chhattisgarh in India.

Tribal Chhattisgarh
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 ... Read more

The most fascinating Vietnam: exciting things to do in the North.

Sapa Vietnam Minority people and Stephanie Langlet
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 Bastar Tribal people and had also ... Read more

How Bastar Tribal people gave my life a new exciting perspective.

Bastar Tribal people
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 websites, my decision was taken : ... Read more

Amla: How to use its amazing benefits for beautiful hair.

Amla: How to use its amazing benefits for beautiful hair 1 You should read this complete guide to amla if you’re looking for the best care for your hair or beard. 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, … Read more

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