Explore Indonesia

Explore Indonesia

Thousands Of Islands. Hundreds Of Cultures. One Book.

Bali Indonesia temples

Bali’s Religion and Beliefs Approximately three million people live on Bali and about 90 percent of the people follow the Hindu religion. Balinese Hinduism was formed from a combination of existing local beliefs and Hindu influences from across Southeast Asia and South Asia. The Balinese, like all people of Hindu faith, believe their religion is […]

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Birute Galdikas Camp Leakey Indonesia

Deforestation Threatens Ecotourism By Kelly Dinardo, New York Times It was the orangutan’s eyes that first struck Biruté Mary Galdikas. “They look very human,” said Dr. Galdikas, an anthropologist and the president of Orangutan Foundation International. “They have a very strong gaze that will penetrate you,” she said. “It’s almost hypnotic.” In the early ’70s, […]

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Ecotourism An Untapped Market Across Indonesia Although Indonesia has many attractions for tourists – beautiful countryside, interesting cultures & historical remnants, beaches, nightlife in Jakarta and Bali, and much more – the country fails to attract a large number of foreign tourists. Yes, Indonesia may achieve its target of welcoming 10 million foreign visitors in […]

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Prambanan temple Yogyakarta

Adventures Beyond Bali Indonesia has more than 18,000 islands and 6,000 of them are inhabited. It is the largest archipelago in the world. It includes more than 240 million people from more than 300 ethnic groups. They speak more than 250 different languages across Indonesia. Bali is the most popular island, but many other tourist attractions […]

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Mt. Rinjani Lombok Indonesia

Tourists Missing On Mt. Rinjani Almost 400 tourists are missing after a volcano erupted on the island of Lombok in Indonesia, spewing a massive column of ash into the atmosphere. More than 1,000 vacationers have been evacuated from the area, according to the country’s disaster agency. Around 389 tourists are missing after the 3.7-km (12,224-foot)-high […]

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18,000 Islands Across Equator Indonesia includes some of the largest and most exotic islands in the world, including Bali, Java, Komodo and Sumatra. There are more than 17,500 islands in all. Indonesia shares two of its largest islands with other countries. The Indonesian state of Papua, formerly known as Irian Jaya, occupies the western half of […]

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golf Indonesia

World-Class Golf Across Indonesia Indonesian golf courses, typically beautiful and challenging, appeal to golfers of all levels. World-class golf courses are found on the shores of picturesque lakes, inside a volcanic crater, on ocean cliffs, surrounded by lush tropical rainforest, on mountain sides, amidst rice paddies, and in valleys with panoramic views. Most golf courses […]

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scuba dive Indonesia

Scuba Diving Across Indonesia Indonesia has been awarded as The Most Beautiful Diving Destination 2016 during Diving and Resort Travel Expo 2016 (DRT) held in Taipei, Taiwan, on June 17-19. “We had closely observed Indonesia for this award. We went directly to Indonesia. We dived, we witnessed the beauty of Indonesia. We made coordination with […]

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Saving Indonesia’s Rainforests Six indigenous communities have launched an ecotourism initiative that would show off their ancestral forests. They hope to develop alternate economic models that local governments in Indonesia could embrace, other than extractive industries such as mining and palm oil plantations. The initiative, called GreenIndonesia, would ultimately help the communities secure the rights […]

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Surf Bali, Java, Lombok, Sumatra Indonesia is ideal for surfing all year round, although the winds and waves shift from season to season. June to August usually produces the largest swells. Some of the best waves are within easy reach off Bali, but other rewarding destinations are found on dozens of islands, including Java, Lombok, […]

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