The name Indonesia has its roots in two Greek words: "Indos" meaning Indian and "Nesos" which means islands. It is an appropriate description of the archipelago as there are estimated to be a total of 17,508 islands, of which only about 6,000 are inhabited, stretching for 5,150 km between the Australian and Asian continental mainland and dividing the Pacific and Indian Oceans at the Equator. Five main islands and 30 smaller archipelagoes are home to the majority of the population. The ..[Read More]
Discover Indonesia by visiting the historical, cultural and natural sites in just two weeks. Arrive Jakarta, a bustling city and the capital of Indonesia. Visit the old museums and colorful old part of Jakarta. Take a train to Jogja, visit Borobudur temple, one of the grandeur of Buddhist monument rivaling to Angkor Wat. Also visit interesting Mendut Temple with its charming 3-meter tall Buddha Statue. Catch a flight to Lombok, where you will make a comprehensive tour of Banyumulek, a pottery .. [Read More]