South Sulawesi is one of Indonesia Provinces that lies on Sulawesi Island. Makassar is the capital of this province that was called as Ujung Pandang. The local inhabitant that stay in South Sulawesi is dominated by Bugis and Makassar people, but Toraja ethnic is the indigenous ethnic people from South Sulawesi.
Torajan are still living on mountainous range, based on their name meaning on Bugis language, “to riaja” referred to “people of the uplands”. Torajan cultural initiation that popular is about their funeral rite of bury the death people. They placed the death people on carved into rocky cliff. The carve is symbolizing the death person called Tau-tau. Tau-tau is made from jack fruit wood, strong wood, and to cut this timber, must be done with traditional ceremony of Toraja, while the eyes of Tau-tau is made of the bone and buffalo horn.
Tanjung Bira beach is a famous white sandy beach in south Sulawesi province. The beauty of Tanjung Bira beach is undoubted. It is clean, neat, and well managed. The soft beach sand which is different from other beach’s sand has made Tanjung Bira such a comfortable beach to visit. The charm is more tempting with the natural panorama in the maritime tropical beach, which will amaze everyone who comes to see it. The rows of coconut trees and the firm coral hill make it more enjoyable. The beach is located in the south tip of Sulawesi Island.