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This blog was created to bring you closer to Indonesia. The information it contains applies to everything that is directly related to this wonderful country. Bali blog, trivia and news about Indonesia.

March 05, 2019
Gunung Padang – pyramids in Indonesia

Introduction Not only scientists but also ordinary people have always been fascinated by the secrets of pyramids. There are plenty of such constructions around the world, and many ancient cultures could be proud of their ability to construct them. The most mystic ones are those of ancient Maya, located all over the area of Central […]

February 16, 2019
Toba lake – worth to see

Introduction Toba is the biggest lake located in the Malay Archipelago. Indonesia, and especially Sumatra where it can be found, boasts about its beauty and uniqueness. The lake is pretty big being approximately 100 km long and 35 km wide. Actually, as far as the biggest world’s lakes are concerned, Toba is classified very low […]

December 01, 2018
Tana Toraja, astonishing people from Sulawesi

Toraja are people who live in Sulawesi which is one of the Indonesian islands formerly known as Celebes. It is situated east of Borneo and it is the world’s eleventh largest island. The area is mainly mountainous covered by tropical rainforest. It is also a home for numerous volcanos. The shape of the island is […]

November 15, 2018
Borobudur – the biggest and the oldest world’s Buddhist temple

Introduction Borobudur is located in central Java 40 km away from Yogyokarta. It is very interesting construction based on a rectangle. It was built in three tiers: a pyramidal base with five concentric square terraces, the trunk of a cone with three circular platforms and, at the top, a monumental stupa. Unusual charm and a […]

October 23, 2018
The Baliem Valley, West Papua

It is located high up in the mountains of Central Papua at an altitude of 1,600 meters above the sea level. The valley is 60 km long and 16 km wide, surrounded by steep green mountains, the highest of which is Tikora at 4750 meters. This is a home of the Dani tribe. The biggest […]

October 04, 2018
Moluccas, Indonesian Maluku

Moluccas Moluccas, Indonesian Maluku, also known as the Spice Islands. It is an archipelago of over 1000 islands lying between the island of Celebes to the west and New Guinea to the east. Portuguese and the Dutch made the local spice world-known by colonising Maluku in 16th century. Since then the cloves, pepper and nutmeg […]