Comprising of over islands, ecotourism in Indonesia has gained a lot of popularity in recent years with the protection of ocean reserves and the establishment of ecolodges across the country - Eco Escape Travel
Pasar Baru is a 7-storey market that houses local resellers of wide range of products ranging from textile, garments, shoes to souvenirs, food and locally produced decor items. Most items are bargainable. Pasar Baru is normally crowded as soon as it opens in the morning until it closes around 5 pm. It is popular among tourists from South-East Asia especially from Malaysia.
People attempt to climb greased and slippery poles, to which prizes and flags are attached, to celebrate Indonesia’s Independence Day in Jakarta, August Indonesia marked the anniversary of its freedom from Dutch rule on August (AFP photo) AWESOME