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 The Scenic View from the top of La Piedra Del Penol, Colombia

The La Piedra Del Penol is the National Monument of Colombia. Located in the town of Guatapeabout 70 kilometres from Medellin is the Guatepe Lake. The La Piedra Del Penol juts right on the banks from the Guatape Lake. It is a monolith about 220 meters in height. The stone is composed of quartz, feldspar and mica.

Relax & Enjot the Beauty of Nature in the Spanish Colonial Town of Rivas, Nicaragua

Located along the south Pacific Coast of Nicaragua is the city of Rivas. A well-preserved Spanish colonial town, Rivas is a peaceful place where you can relax and enjoy the beauty of nature. Rivas is located close to the village of San Juan del Sur along the coast of the Pacific Ocean and is one of the best destinations for surfing.

Explore the Bustling Colonial town of Chacapoyas Peru

Popularly known as Chachas, the city of Chacapoyas is located in northern Peru in the Amazonas region. The city is located in the mountainous areas of Peru and is quite isolated as compared to the other cities of the country. The city was founded in the 16th century and is the capital of the department of Amazonas. Chacapoyas is a wonderful colonial town with a busy market area. Visitors make Chacapoyas as their base for exploring the surrounding ruins of the civilization of the Chachapoyas.

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Jalapeno Cornbread Fried Fritters from America

Ramadan is just around the corner and we are going to cover a lot of Iftaar recipes from all around the world. Just follow our world recipe section for Iftar Ideas for the coming month. Here is a cornbread fried fritters from America to spice up your Iftaar with the addition of Jalapenos. A must try for this Ramadan or you can have them with your evening tea sessions.

Marvel at the Natural Beauty of Tatacoa Desert, Colombia.

n the northern Hulia region of Colombia is the second most arid region of Colombia, the Tatacoa Desert. Spreading over an area of 330 square kilometres, the desert consists of grey and orche soil dotted with cactuses.

Travel to the Capital City of Managua, Nicaragua

The capital of Nicaragua, Managua is a sprawling city with a perfect location. The city has been revamped after the earthquake of 1972. There are several beautiful buildings especially the New Cathedral that is worth visiting. There are also a few ruins in the city that stand till today as a reminder of the earthquake.

Travel to the Colonial City of Santa Ana, El Salvador

One of the most important cities of El Salvador, Santa Ana offers good amenities for its residents as well as visitors. The city has a colonial touch to it with several old buildings and also a Gothic cathedral. The city is a good base for exploring the western parts of El Salvador.

Relax and have fun with Water Sports in the Island of Utila, Honduras

Utila is located off the coast of Honduras in the west of the Caribbean Sea. It is the third smallest island of the Honduras Bay Islands. The locals on the island are friendly and always ready to help people. The island has been ranked as one of the best diving destinations in the Caribbean.

Adrenaline Rush with Treks & Hot Springs at the Cabanaconde Peru

The town of Cabanaconde is known as the gateway to the Colca Canyon. Visitors can find a number of options for day-hiking and also 7-10 days long trek from Cabanaconde. The treks take you along the canyons, different peaks and waterfalls. The Colca Canyon is known to be deeper than the Grand Canyon but is far less explored.

Relax with the beaches and sights of Cabo Polonia Rocha, Uruguay

Along the Atlantic Coast of Uruguay is the small village of Cabo Polonio Rocha Uruguay. The village is quite a popular destination especially during the summers. The village has some nice beaches and there is also a colony of sea lions and seals. During the months of October and November people come to the village for whale watching.

  • Jakarta City overview

    Jakarta, Indonesia's capital and largest city is located on the Northwest coast of Java and is home to more than 9 million people. This large cosmopolitan city is full of exciting places to visit. There are several historic sites, museums and excellent shopping options that have been rated as some…
  • Bali overview

    Located between Java and Lombok is the fascinating island of Bali, Indonesia. Bali is the most visited tourist destination of Indonesia and is well known for its arts, sculpture, metalwork and leather. The largest city of Bali is Denpasar situated on the southern coast. Ubud situated north of Denpasar is…
  • Batam overview

    The small Indonesian island of Batam is situated just 45 minutes via ferry from Singapore. Batam is considered as one of the fastest growing regions of the Riau Islands. The city has gradually gained a lot of importance because of delicious seafood, beaches and the duty free shopping. Every year…
  • Yogyakarta City Overview

    The Indonesian province of Yogyakarta is known for its ancient relics and the colonial heritage of the capital city, which is also called Yogyakarta city. Located on the island of Java, this lovely region apart from offering historical sights, museums and monuments also has a lively art and cultural heritage,…
  • Ubud City Overview

    One of the main attractions of Indonesia, Ubud is about 25 miles from Denpasar on the beautiful island of Bali in Indonesia. Ubud is a famous art and crafts center and has several art galleries and artists' workshops that attract a number of travelers. Apart from the stunning art galleries,…
  • Bandung Overview

    The capital of the West Java Province of Indonesia, Bandung is the third largest city and the second largest metropolitan of the country. Known for its beautiful Dutch architecture, Bandung was nicknamed as the Paris of Java by the Dutch because of its resemblance to Paris during the colonial times Bandung…
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Indonesia Info

ADMINISTRATIVE/COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Jakarta

GEOGRAPHY

Indonesia is made of more than 17 thousand islands covering more than 1.9 million sq Kms with a coast line over 80,000 Kms.

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 230 Million. Muslims account for about 88.2% of the population.

CLIMATE

A little variation can be seen with the temperature based on the seasons but it is fairly constant, 28°C (82.4°F) with the coastal plains , Mountain areas range from 26°C (78.8°F) to 23°C (73.4°F).

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Indonesian(Also known as Bahasa) is the official language.

LOCAL TIME

Indonesia West : GMT +7
Indonesia Central : GMT +8
Indonesia East : GMT +9

BUSINESS HOURS

Government: 8 AM to 4:30 PM
General: 8 AM to 5 PM

HOLIDAYS
New Years Day : January 1st
Good Friday : April 22nd 
Ascension Day : June 2nd
Christmas : December 25th

Based on the lunar & Other calandars:
Birth of the Prophet(Milad un Nabi)
Day of Silance(new year in Bali Calendar)
Buddha's Birthday
Idul Fitri
Idul Adha
Islamic New Year

CURRENCY

Indonesian Rupiah

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police: 110
Medical: 118/119
Fire: 113
Mobile or Satellite Emergency: 112

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