Garuda Indonesia Colours Magazine October 2014 - Page 134

132 Travel | Tana Toraja Visiting Toraja Visitors are expected to keep to local dress and customs and to bring a token present such as cigarettes or coffee when entering a tongkonan. Wisatawan diharapkan mengenakan pakaian seperti penduduk lokal dan membawa persembahan, seperti rokok atau kopi saat memasuki Tongkonan. The best time to visit Toraja is between May and October. Be mindful that roads are not always paved, so it is necessary to hire a jeep or simply walk. Saat paling tepat untuk berkunjung ke Toraja adalah antara bulan Mei dan Oktober. Jalanan tak selalu rata, jadi perlu menyewa jip atau berjalan kaki. In Rantepao, explore the colourful traditional ‘Pasar Bolu’ market where you can get top-end Toraja coffee beans such as robusta and arabica. There are also souvenir shops in Rantepao where you can buy toys and trinkets specific to Tana Toraja. In addition to ornately carved details and soaring roofs, Torajan houses are vibrantly painted. Di Rantepao, jelajahi Pasar Bolu di mana Anda bisa mendapatkan biji kopi Toraja, seperti Robusta dan Arabika. Ada toko-toko suvenir di Rantepao di mana Anda bisa membeli barang khusus dari Tana Toraja.