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Indonesia with hundreds of islands, towns, cities and provinces has hundreds of unique cultures and endless breathtaking panoramic sceneries in the region. The richness of Indonesian culture makes it the prime reason why visitors come here all year long. From beaches to mountain, wildlife, historical sites, the list goes on....
*Did you Know, that with more than 250.000.000 people, Indonesia is the 4th most populated country in the world?
Ethnic and languages
*Did you Know, that there are 316 ethnic groups which speak 670 dialects in Indonesia?
But dont worry, you can always check the national language of Indonesia; Bahasa Indonesia
*Did you know that it is forbidden not to have a religion in Indonesia? (Doesn't matter which one as long as you have one)
*Did u know that Indonesia's Great Mosque Standing next to Indonesia's Cathedral
*Yes, we had religion-conflicts but it was so long time ago when those people like HC-member not exist yet. Open-minded person is all we need and the people are way more tolerant to each other especially foreigner
*Did u know that Indonesia alone have 3 different time zone
*Did you Know, that Indonesia is probably the last country in the world, which has still unexplored territories, and is not completely mapped? (specially around Irian Jaya)
*Did you Know, that there are 17.508 islands in Indonesia, which is the largest Archipelago in the world?
*Did you Know, that if you could spend only 1 day on each island of Indonesia, you would need 48 years to see all of them? (Transportation between islands not counted)
*Did you Know, that Indonesia is the 2nd largest global biodiversity (water+land+air) after Brazil?
*Did you Know, that on the 17.508 islands, only 6.000 have a name, and only 1.000 are inhabited?
*Did you Know, that there are around 400 volcanoes in Indonesia, and 150 out of them are active, which represents 75% of all active volcano on the planet? (so only 50 for the rest of the world) Did you Know, that Indonesia is more than 5.000 kms long? (which is an average lenght for a continent)
*Did u know that indonesians land extremely fertile that crop can be harvested 3 times in a session from National Geography
*Did you Know, that Indonesia has the longest coastline in the world, with 100.000 kms long?
*Did you Know, that there are 25% of the world coral reefs in Indonesia?
*Did you Know, that on the 4.500 species of reef fishes existing in the oceans worlwide, around 3.500 of them have been identified in Indonesia?
*Did you Know, that Indonesia has the biggest underwater biodiversity in the world?
*Did u know that Many Indonesian beach has 4 different colors; white,green,baby blue,and dark blue)
*Did u know that there is a city called Bogor that said to have rain at least once a day
*Did u know that largest flower largest Lizard living in Indonesia
*Did u know that Kopi Luwak, world most expensive (or 2nd) coffee and it's collected from Luwak's dunk. Genuinely from Indonesia.
*Did u know that Komodo Dragon, as the only "dragon" you could find inhabitant in Komodo Island near Bali
After considering all these astonishing facts, don't you think this country deserve to be more known by the general public, and should have a much better reputation worldwide?
Well, Again SELAMAT DATANG in Indonesia. Lets Finds out........
Top Things to See and Do
Sun, beaches, dance, drama, culture, mountain, sunrise, sunset, buy nice and cheap crafts, Batik.
Check out http://www.tourismindonesia.com/
Above is the official site of the Directorate General of Tourism, Department of Tourism, Post and Telecommunications of Indonesia. Site includes country facts, map, tourism articles, tourism link and more, or you might want to jump to this site
for those who like to surf in a quite island, try this one
Neighboring countries: Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Brunei Darussalam, East Timor
Who is coming? Let's come and explore Indonesia. We welcome all friends all over the world to come and visit us in Indonesia.
Hi everyone, i am Kasia from Poland (deedee85). I am planning my trip to South Asia at the end of April and then whole May 2010. I will start in Bangkok and then I am going to: Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines and Indonesia. Would be happy to see U in Indonesia. Also if U can give me the accommodation or some advices where to go, what to do and how to travel to other places. What to U think, which sequence will be the best?
thanks in advice and see U there :))
I will go to Bali in the End of June for 30 days. I would be happy to meet interesting people there.
Want more guests! my username balihomestay. You may reach me through email and send the message to the group. I will be happy can assist you while in Indonesia especially in Bali. Come and visit us. denishgreen
Hospitality Club Meetings
We have special program on March in Bali. Exactly March 02 - 09 October'2005. There will be Galungan festive for Hindus people in Bali. Worth to see and experience the real Balinese culture. Come and join us. Please make info first when coming or give a call. Early note will be appreciated. You may send me and email to : Bali Homestay
Have nice trip to Indonesia. See you in our beautiful country and rich culture. Come to the morning paradise of the world. Bali - Indonesia
Edited by: deedee85 on 08.03.2010 denishgreen on 29.07.2009 nancymargaretha on 11.02.2009 nancymargaretha on 08.10.2008 merdekawaty on 16.09.2005 merdekawaty on 15.09.2005 balihomestay on 09.09.2005 kengchau on 26.07.2005 immada on 07.06.2005 immada on 15.05.2005 balihomestay on 24.01.2005 pesef on 17.02.2004 broesl on 26.12.2003