You can enjoy the sensation of shopping and recreation with a taste of culinary tourism, travel and tourism history culture while not forgetting to bring home souvenirs typical of the region. If you dare why not start getting ready to adventure tourism and marine tourism during the week which could give a memorable personal experience.
Nusantara Indonesia or any other name, this is the largest archipelago country in the world with the total number reached 17,508 islands island. Consisting of five major islands and 30 small island group. Islands archipelago is made up of mountains stretching from west to east, crossed the equator and located between the continents of Asia and Australia, and surrounded by the Indian Ocean and the Pacific that placed in strategic areas of the world.
With thousands of islands that stretches along the 5120 km was actually Indonesian territory consists 30 percent of the mainland, while the remaining 70 percent is actually the ocean. Large region is to make Indonesia an area of the United States or the equivalent distance between London and Moscow. Famous islands in Indonesia are Sumatra, Java, Bali, Kalimantan, Sulawesi, Maluku and Papua, and then the rest are small islands. Each island has a unique culture, customs, beliefs, food, history stories, and a beautiful landscape that can make you chuckle in awe.
Indonesia has a population of more than 235 million people or the world’s fourth most populous. Comprising about 350 ethnic tribes and 483 languages and cultures. Imagine the diversity and cultural richness that can live side by side in harmony. The majority of the population are Muslims, and is famous for the number of mosques which are many and the biggest contributor to the pilgrims in the world.
Today, after six decades of independence, Indonesia has become the third largest democracy in the world. Indonesia continues to struggle with the global financial crisis and showed positive economic growth. The international community has been familiar with the Indonesian people because kemoderatannya and tolerance. Indonesia, the world community has managed to overcome religious differences and racial conflict. Therefore, many countries that are experiencing conflict between religions, cultures, and races for help in Indonesia.
Since many centuries the region has been approached by various nations namely India, China, Arabic and Persian. They have left a cultural heritage that today you can still enjoy. The next several European nations and Japan came to this country namely Portuguese, Spanish, English, Dutch, and Japanese, they are tempted by the incredible wealth of this country and then managed to build a government of occupation and occupation.
Indonesia is the country flavor of high art with a wealth of traditional arts not only create but they’ve got him on the highest level. Religious ceremonies and rituals that exist in almost all areas make a unique attraction for tourists. Objects of traditional crafts such as glitter jewel of Martapura, at Surabaya gold and silver in Yogyakarta, enjoy music trasisional and contemporary, exotic dances and full of meaning, which all modern cosmopolitan life in the big city while shopping for a variety of world class products from clothing in various boutiques, to the craft. If you are interested why not buy as much local goods sold at traditional markets and roadside, of course, you can issue a bargaining skills.
Do not miss also to taste the various culinary adventure from Lesbian flavor on the roadside leading up to an international-class restaurants and of course, kosher. You can also impressed with the 327 original takstil archipelago, such as batik, songket, embroidery, weaving, and many others, made of silk or cotton with the typical motifs of traditional and modern. Very many craft skilled hands that can be by-the appropriate and memorable for those who await your tour stories.
If you want to travel on small islands in the archipelago then this will be an exciting experience. Not because there are still many unexplored islands that have not even given a name but also you will be amazed by the mountain scenery, waterfalls that flow into the rivers, tropical forests coolness lies put out to sea, surf or dive in the waves surging in the depths of the ocean blue. Well, what if you try to swim with the dugong, dolphins, or mantaray big.
Indonesia blessed with beautiful nature of the fertile rice fields in Java and beautiful terraces in Bali with the exotic culture. There bnyak luxurious tropical rain forest in Sumatra, Kalimantan and Sulawesi, or the vast grasslands of the savannah habitat seemed limitless Nusa Tenggara. How well if you provided a place to climb to the top of the mountain permafrost in the Jaya Wijaya Papua?
Indonesia’s marine wealth curved regular store. It is estimated, extensive coral reefs in the world to reach 284.300 km2. Indonesia has about 18% of coral reefs of the world, with the highest biodiversity more than 2500 species of fish, 590 species of stony coral, 2500 types of molluscs, and 1500 species of shrimp-udangan.Di undersea scientists found prehistoric coelacanth fish in East Sulawesi, Here lies hundreds of species of fish and coral are amazing. In Sumatra found Paedocypris progeneticaini-sized fish for mosquito with a length of only 7.9 mm, there are also Python reticulata in Sulawesi, which has a length of 10 meters.
Many different types of flora and fauna of terrestrial life in Indonesia, ranging from giant dragons from prehistoric times as the world’s largest lizard species that live on the island of Komodo, Rinca, Flores, Gili Motang, and Gili Dasami in Nusa Tenggara. Indonesia is a country that has most shark species in the world with the number 150 spisies shark, one leopard shark. There is also an orangutan in Borneo, rhinoceros berculah one in Java, Sulawesi dwarf buffalo, buffalo dwarf, a tuft of beautiful parrots, there are also birds of paradise in Papua, which seemed to appeal menceminkan unspoiled island.
Do not forget, Indonesia is also a habitat arnoldi Rafflesia, the largest flower in the world who live in Bengkulu. Indonesia has the world’s largest orchid Biodiversity with 6 thousand species of orchids, ranging from the largest of Tiger Orchid (Grammatophyllum speciosum) to the smallest such that no leafy Taeniophyllum, including the Black Orchid rare and only found in Kalimantan and Papua. Indonesia also has many kinds of spices, aromatic wood and various fruits.
Indonesian city thousands in Jakarta, is located on the northern coast of West Java. The town became the center of government, business and financial center. A big city, a modern metropolis with a population of 9 million people. Today Jakarta became the cultural mix of all different ethnic groups from all over the archipelago.
Other large cities in Indonesia such as Bali, Medan, Padang, Bandung, Solo, Yogyakarta, Surabaya, and Makassar connected by national and international flights. There are many regular plane at a low price that can take you to various cities in Indonesia or remote islands where to begin an exploration and tourism in zambrud equator which we love.