--- In RTWers@yahoogroups.com, Wade Allsopp <wadeall@y...> wrote:|
> Did u manage to catch any funeral ceremonies in Tanah
> or had these not started yet (I think September is the peak season).
> They are one of the most extraordinary cultural ceremonies i have come
> accoss on my travels. Its a pity you encountered some negative
> behaviour there. When I went 7 years ago I didnt have any problems.
> Its difficult to judge whether you were just unlucky or there has been
> a shifting in people's attitudes. Maybe a bit of both. I have
> sometimes found that local people faced with a massive decline in
> tourism start to increase their prices - to get at least some return
> rather than discount them as we would expect in the west.
About the prices, in other places it was generally lower or at least