2009-09-29 - Aruba
Aruba is a small island located in the southern of the Lesser Antilles near the coast of Venezuela. The island with elongated shape has an area...
2009-05-30 - Yunnan - China
In China, southeastern Tibet, there is one of the most secret and most preserved of China : Yunnan云南. Border of Vietnam and...
2009-01-20 - Martinique
The name 'Martinique' has been given by Christopher Columbus who discovered it in 1502. Martinique became French in 1635. It is a part of...
Indonesia is located in south est of asia in the north of Australia.
With an equatorial location, Indonesia has a tropical climate with alternating wet season and dry season. The best time to visit this country is from May to October.
Indonesia has a population of over 200 millions. Indonesia is not an Islamic state but it is the country of the world where there are more Muslims, with 86 % of Indonesian muslims. 9% of the population is Christian and 2% Hindu or Buddhist. Most Indonesian Hindus are Balinese (Bali island).
The official language is Indonesian. Don't worry, if you only want to do tourism, most people have some basic knowledge of english (especially in Bali).
Currency and prices
The currency is the Rupiah . In 2009, one euro = Rp 14 000 Life is cheap in Indonesia. 5 euros / meal. In Java, hotel rooms are less expensive than Bali. If possible avoid the peak season (July / August) because prices are multiplied by 2 or 3. Exemple of prices of double rooms: p>
This trip was done as backpackers with no planning. p>