Rest in Peace…We Can Only Hope So (See Unusual Funeral Customs Around the World)

We're so boring.
We’re so boring.

*Looking at these rather creative ways of sending loved ones “home” may help you to forget how sad it is that they’re gone. Sure, it’ll hit you later, but for now…not so much.

People in other parts of the world obviously don’t look at funerals the way we do here in the states. ‘Nuff said. Take a look for yourself. 

Don’t worry, its more “interesting” than gross.

Uncle Drew is buried WHERE?

Funerals, tree trunk

…in this tree trunk.

The Caviteño people reside near Manila. They bury their dead in a hollowed-out tree trunk, which is selected a while before the person’s death.

We made chicken last night right? So what’s THAT smell?

Funerals, kitchen burial

…Could be anybody. 

The Apayo, who live in the north Philippines, bury their dead under the kitchen.

Ding dong. Who’s there? Me! (Enters, looks down)…”What the…?”

Funerals, Blind folded

The Benguet of northwestern Philippines blindfold their dead and place them next to the main entrance of the house.

Why that’s an interesting-looking, uh, coffin…

funerals, shoe casket

In Ghana, people like to be buried in something that represents their lives. Some may rest in coffins shaped like planes for pilots, fish for fishermen and a shoe for the businessman!

Feel a “special connection” with these beads…You should, its gramma.

Funerals, Burial Beads

Many people in South Korea opt to compress the remains of the dead person into gem-like beads in different colours which are then displayed at home.

I told you it would be interesting. There’s more at Scoopwhoop! 

 

 

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