Among equals

Indonesian Boy

To enter the convent, or to lose a child’s smile… A kid ought to put himself out there to be a part of the other world. Indonesia. Potong Gigi The smile of every Balinese defines whether he passed the rite of passage into the adult world. In Bali, it is believed that the negative human traits — greed,  laziness, […]

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The most injurious volcanoes in human’s history

The volcanoes erupting just near the people’s location are especially dangerous. But often it does not stop people from living in risky places. Pinatubo volcano, Philippines The mixture of sulfur dioxide and other gases spread throughout the Earth’s atmosphere as a result of its eruption 600 years ago. The droplets of sulphuric acid formed by […]

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About Indonesia

Indonesian Temple

It’s a country where the extraordinary ancient temples and volcanoes are rising among the tropical forests, the sun is shining like a shitten barn, and the sunsets are so amazing. Snorkeling and diving enthusiasts will be attracted to the world down there: all kinds of fish, shellfish, seaweed, and stuff.  The Bunaken National Park is located […]

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Lok Baintan floating market

Lok Baintan Floating Market, Banjarmasin, Indonesia

Photographer Maududdin Fauzan took a photo of the Lok Baintan floating market in Banjarmasin, the capital of South Kalimantan. Owing to frequent floods, most of the buildings in the city are pile driven. The land deficit in Banjarmasin was the reason why the local market had been organized on water rather than on land. Such floating […]

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About Indonesian food

Indonesian Food, Jakarta, Indonesia

Indonesian food is one of the most colorful cuisines in the world. There are many regional specialties founded on traditions of Asian and island people. The dishes consist of such products as: rice, bean, fresh vegetables, beef and chicken, meat, seafood… Most of them are flavored with spices and sauces — for example, clove, different […]

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15 facts about Indonesia

Sunset in Indonesia, Bali

Indonesia is an amazing country you want to visit, but hardly everyone was there. Somebody remembers that Bali is a part of Indonesia, but actually a lot of interesting facts about this country are still unknown. Let’s start! Indonesia is an island country, consists of 17800 Islands. Almost a half of islands still do not […]

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Bledug Kuwu — mud explosion

Mud explosion (Java, Indonesia)

Bledug Kuwu is one of the most famous places near Grobogan in Central Java, Indonesia. Literal translation from Indonesian language is «a mud explosion».   The process reminds something like erupting dirty pool with mild and comfortable temperature remaining. Visitors of the region like observing the generation of a large bubble and its stuff scattering along […]

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Bali: unbelievably beautiful island

The Leaf Jimbaran (Bali, Indonesia)

This tropical island located in the Indian ocean can be called a «winter melancholy treatment». Everybody who wants to relax there will be charged by the sun and will get a motivation to change the life. The most popular resorts are Kuta, Jimbaran and Nusa Dua. Young tourists adore the heart of Kuta, although a […]

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Indonesian shopping

Indonesian souvenirs

It is possible to find in Indonesia almost everything — clothes, accessories, footwear, fabrics. The markets are selling high-quality batik painted with the ancient fabric technology. Indonesian’s designer clothing been sold in the local boutiques is hardly known in the world and therefore is quite cheap. Women will be pleased by silverware, natural cosmetics, various […]

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Prambanan Temple Compounds

Prambanan Temple Compounds

On Java Island there is one of the world’s biggest Buddhist monuments – Prambanan Temple Compounds. Several Hindu and Buddhist temples are the parts of the Temple complex. From a distance Prambanan looks like the intricate rock, but if you get closer you’ll see a magnificent stone building ahead that had been built by human’s […]

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