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Indonesia is an archipelago that offers splendors as many as its islands. The country is blessed with natural wonders, ranging from the depth of the ocean to the snowy peak of the Jayawijaya mountain in Papua. Wonders also radiate from its people, their creations, and their unique ways of life. The rich diversity in the cultures of Indonesia are preserved and passed down carefully from generation to generation, while maintaining their true philosophies. With its authentic identity, the country a
It’s a bright morning in Lampung, and this lovely family is bringing their kid to school. Not a regular school, and certainly not a regular family, since the Way Kambas National Park is the education and preservation center for the endangered wild Sumatran Elephants.

It’s a bright morning in Lampung, and this lovely family is bringing their kid to school. Not a regular school, and certainly not a regular family, since the Way Kambas National Park is the education and preservation center for the endangered wild Sumatran Elephants.

The Surakarta Hadiningrat Palace stands majestically at the heart of Solo, heritage of the once great Mataram Kingdom.

The Surakarta Hadiningrat Palace stands majestically at the heart of Solo, heritage of the once great Mataram Kingdom.

The mouthwatering display of nasi Kapau or Kapau’s cuisine, a sub-division of Indonesia’s famous Padang Food, is surely matched with its authentic deliciousness.

The mouthwatering display of nasi Kapau or Kapau’s cuisine, a sub-division of Indonesia’s famous Padang Food, is surely matched with its authentic deliciousness.

A hundred years old mummy of the Baliem Valley in Papua. The mummy is that of a great chief of a  tribe inhabiting the Baliem Valley which was preserved by their descendants for ritual purposes.

A hundred years old mummy of the Baliem Valley in Papua. The mummy is that of a great chief of a tribe inhabiting the Baliem Valley which was preserved by their descendants for ritual purposes.

An avid diver can enjoy the rock formations underwater as the Banda sea garden is an actual gap between two meeting geological plates. The wall is a vertical floor to practice some advanced diving skills.

An avid diver can enjoy the rock formations underwater as the Banda sea garden is an actual gap between two meeting geological plates. The wall is a vertical floor to practice some advanced diving skills.

Re-enacting the thrill of the massive tribal war, the Baliem Valley festival takes audiences into jaw-dropping actions unlikely found in other parts of the world.

Re-enacting the thrill of the massive tribal war, the Baliem Valley festival takes audiences into jaw-dropping actions unlikely found in other parts of the world.

A spellbinding scenery of the Segara Anak Lake at Mount Rinjani in West Nusa Tenggara. Standing at a staggering 3,726 meters above sea level, Mount Rinjani is the second highest mountain in Indonesia, and is a favorite among mountaineers.

A spellbinding scenery of the Segara Anak Lake at Mount Rinjani in West Nusa Tenggara. Standing at a staggering meters above sea level, Mount Rinjani is the second highest mountain in Indonesia, and is a favorite among mountaineers.

Standing majestically at the heart of Aceh, the Baiturrahman Grand Mosque is the symbol of the province’s association with Islamic culture.

Aceh, Indonesia - The Grand Mosque of Baiturrahman: Architectural Phenomenon

A beauty shrouded by myth and mysteries, the fascinating Lake Toliro at the foot of Mount Gamalama in North Maluku holdsmystical wonders beyond its enchanting scenery. A popular belief is that when one is to throw a stone on the lake, the stone will never reach the water no matter how hard one throws.

A beauty shrouded by myth and mysteries, the fascinating Lake Toliro at the foot of Mount Gamalama in North Maluku holdsmystical wonders beyond its enchanting scenery. A popular belief is that when one is to throw a stone on the lake, the stone will never reach the water no matter how hard one throws.

As the center of Indonesian silverwork, the Kota Gede area near Yogyakarta produces some of the finest silver masterpieces of the country.

As the center of Indonesian silverwork, the Kota Gede area near Yogyakarta produces some of the finest silver masterpieces of the country.

The sheer smiles of these wonderful children illustrate the spirit of Unity in diversity that binds all the culture of the archipelago in one ultimate harmony.

Posted on July 2016 Children's Day is not widely celebrated in Indonesia, but those who do celebrate the special day organize cultu.

Affandi, one of the most prominent names among Indonesian modern painters and sculptors, left  a considerable number of masterpieces in his personal Museum in Yogyakarta. Shown here, is one of the sculptures of the great artist.

Affandi, one of the most prominent names among Indonesian modern painters and sculptors, left a considerable number of masterpieces in his personal Museum in Yogyakarta.

Seasoning the world with flavors, the Indonesia Archipelago has long been known as the islands of spices. Indonesia’s abundantand varied spices once attracted great seafarers from all parts of the world including Vasco Da Gamma from Portugal.

Seasoning the world with flavors, the Indonesia Archipelago has long been known as the islands of spices. Indonesia’s abundantand varied spices once attracted great seafarers from all parts of the world including Vasco Da Gamma from Portugal.

These fortunate trekkers are making their way to the remnants of one of the most powerful volcanoes of the earth at Mount Karakatau.

These fortunate trekkers are making their way to the remnants of one of the most powerful volcanoes of the earth at Mount Karakatau.