The Emerald Of The Equator - 34 Indonesian Provinces In 34 Magnificent Pictures

The world’s largest archipelago offers a rich mix of cultural heritage, natural beauty and biodiversity. Despite this, most foreign tourists visiting South East Asia often overlook Indonesia as a holiday destination (other than Bali).

With its charm fully intact and unspoiled from over-tourism, Indonesia is the region’s best-kept secret. A picture says a 1000 words, right? Well, here's a 34,000 word essay.


Aceh: Saman Dance

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Bali: Ubud

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theubudvillage.com

Bangka-Belitung Islands: Bird Island

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mygukguk.blogspot.sg

Banten: Ujung Kulon National Park

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beautyof-theworld.blogspot.sg

Bengkulu: Bukit Daun’s Rafflesia Arnoldi

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http://nefosnews.com/

Central Java: Borobudur Temple

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4shared user 'ksEjVcnM'

Central Kalimantan: Tanjung Puting

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http://viajared.wordpress.com/

Central Sulawesi: Saluopa Waterfall

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panoramio.com

East Java: Mount Bromo

Sara Marlowe

Sara Marlowe

East Kalimantan: Labuan Cermin

Kristano Adibuyung

Kristano Adibuyung

East Nusa Tenggara: Kelimutu Lakes

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travelycia.com

Gorontalo: Limboto Lake

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Hamkahatta

Jakarta: Central Business District

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Jambi: Muara Jambi Temple

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indonesia-tourism.com

Lampung: Mount Krakatau

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Maluku: Lelisa Beach

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indonesia-tourism.com

North Kalimantan: Kayan Mentarang

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borneotourgigant.com

North Maluku: Bula Beach

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Flickr user 'Firman Kamil'

North Sulawesi: Bunaken Marine Park

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galeriuniversal.wordpress.com

North Sumatra: Lake Toba

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Flickr user 'palhtg'

Papua: Jayawijaya Mountains

H. Kurniawan

H. Kurniawan

Riau: An-Nur Great Mosque

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islaminindonesia.com

Riau Islands: Tanjung Senubing

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soulinartphotography.com

South Kalimantan: Floating Market

Bargas Ardian

Bargas Ardian

South Sulawesi: Tana Toraja

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tripinasia.com

South Sumatra: Ampera Bridge

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Southeast Sulawesi: Wakatobi

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myparkphotos.com

West Java: White Crater

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dansmant.deviantart.com

West Kalimantan: Dayak Dance

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Yusuf Ahmad / Reuters

West Nusa Tenggara: Mount Rinjani

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West Papua: Raja Ampat Islands

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indoturis.com

West Sulawesi: Masjid Agung Mamuju

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indonesia-tourism.com

West Sumatra: Rumah Gadang

Mohammad Azmi

Mohammad Azmi

Yogyakarta: Prambanan Temple Compounds

Dimas Prakasa

Dimas Prakasa

What are your favourite places in Indonesia? Where in Indonesia would you like to visit if given the chance


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