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Borobodur Temple

Borobudur Temple: how to visit the world’s largest Buddhist temple

The story of Borobudur, the world’s largest Buddhist temple, on the island of Java in Indonesia is one of volcanoes, earthquakes, lost temples in the jungle, vandalism, looting, and rescue. In this article learn about the history and culture of this incredible site, tips for how to plan your visit, what to do at Borobudur …

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Indonesian Food: Culture through Food in Java

Indonesian Food, Culture and Community 17,508 islands, 300 ethnicities, and a long history of trade with the Middle East, China, India, and Europe: Indonesia and Indonesia cuisine is a melting pot of culinary influences and ingredients! The most populous island in the Indonesian archipelago is Java with over 150 million people squeeze onto this volcanic …

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Indonesian Street Foods

Street vendors and food carts are common sites in Asian countries and the streets of Indonesia are no exception! Indonesian street food is known as kaki-lima which means “five feet.” This is the width of the pavement and its where Indonesian street food stalls sell their cheap and fresh foods. Authentic Indonesian street food can be found in the heart of Jakarta in …

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