A short talk about Indonesia.
Useful for Indonesian students to introduce their countries to foreigners. :)
Also, some travel itineraries suggestions to explore the heritages and precious gems in Indonesia.
Facts >17.000 islands Population: 237 millions 90% Muslims -> largest Islamic population in the world 5 big Islands: Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Celebes, Papua. 33 provinces. Zamrud Khatulistiwa: Emeralds in Equator
Traditional Costumes Lampung Java -> Kebaya Central JavaBetawi/Jakarta Batak West Sumatra/Minangkabau
BATIK! -> national clothes In 10th October 2009, Indonesian Batik has been listed by UNESCO as the world’s Intangible Cultural Heritage.Pekalongan Bird pattern Parang Javanesse
DancesPapua - East Java –Crocodile ReogDance PonorogoCirebon – Central Java –Mask Dance Human Aceh – Saman/Thousand Wayang Hands
Art and CraftsWoodenWayangGolek Ondel-OndelMasks – BetawiTopeng Bali Leather Wayang Kulit
Musical InstrumentsGamelanOrchestra Angklun g Bali Gamelan Sasando
FESTIVAL… Jakarta International JAVA JAZZ Festival Every March annually, since 2005 :: Artists: Jamie Cullum Incognito Dave Koz Jason Mraz Earth Wind and Fire Renne Olstead Matt Bianco Peabo Bryson Babyface Brian McKnight Laura Fygi…. And many more……… COME and enjoy the vibe…!!! ^^
TRAVELING2 weeks in Indonesia? Where to go? What kind of activities?
Borneo – Jungle AdventureDay 1: Pangkalan Bun Airport. Rest in hotel.Day 2: Orang Utan Tanjung Puting ToursVisit orangutan rehabilitation centre, feed baby orang utan and observe them
Borneo – Jungle AdventureDay 3 : Jungle trekking and river cruiseTrekking in tropical rain forest. Kapuas Rivers-> using bamboo rafting, arrive in Dayak village and overnight in the longhouse and share the lifestyle of the traditional habitants
Borneo – Jungle AdventureDay 4: Do it Dayak waySpectacular historic living longhouses for an insight into the indigenous mountain Dayak lifestyle. Enjoy their unique culture.
Java Heritage Day 5Arrive in Jakarta. Explore the metropolitan city of Indonesia. Shopping till you drop!
Java HeritageDay 6 : Prambanan and Javanesse cultureThe temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the largest Hindu temples in south- east Asia.Watch traditional leather WAYANG opera with gamelan orchestra in Prambanan temple
Java Heritage Day 7: Ancient Temple TripThe Gedong Songo: group of nine Hindu temples which was built in the middle of the 9th century.The Great temple of BorobudurBorobudur temple is an ancient site once considered one of the world’s seven wonders
Java Heritage Day 8 : East JavaMount Bromo: active volcanic mountain with beautiful scenery and crater. Visit Bromo to see the sunrise from one of the highest mountains on Java island.Afternoon: heading to Bali using boat.
Bali Paradise TripDay 8: Beaches… beaches…beaches..Relaxing.. Surfing… snorkling…diving…Beaches: Kuta, sanur, nusa dua, subulban
Bali Paradise Trip Day 9: Lombok beaches and Kelimutu lakeVisit 3-color Kelimutu lake (at the top of the mountain) and tranquil beaches in Lombok.
Bali Paradise Trip Day 10: UbudLand of artists.. see the real Bali..main location for film: “EAT, PRAY & LOVE” -> Julia RobertsStroll leisurely through rice paddies, lush forests, temples, all within walking distance from the centre of Ubud
Bali Paradise Trip Day 11 and 12: Bali culture and scenery Ceremonial processions .. Kecak dance.. Legong dance.. Ramayana opera.. Pendet dance.. Tanah lot