Think:Jakarta, Bali, the Spice Islands, Islam & Buddhist Temples, Volcanoes & Diverse Cultures
It's the world's 4th most populated country (according to Lonely Planet) with over 242 million people. It runs along the equator for 5000 kilometers & with over 17,000 islands you can find your own piece of paradise. Their flag with red & white, represents courage & purity.
Tips if traveling there: Think & Dress more conservatively & Don't expect much personal space while talking to others & go outside the cities to capture its beauty, Don't talk to the opposite sex openly as you would here at home, & Don't use your left hand as its considered unclean. About 90% of the country is Muslim.
Java man suggests life 1.5 million years ago originally by Austronesian people then came Hinduism & Buddhism. Then in the 13th century evidence suggests Islam was introduced. Portugu…