A country made up of thousands of islands, Indonesia is best known of Bali, an exotic island with ample of tourist attractions. However, Indonesia certainly has more to offer than Bali. Follow me as I unravel the 10 unique things you definitely need to know about Indonesia
1. An island of Komodo
Komodo Island is one of the most fascinating tourist attractions of Indonesia. As the natural habitat of Komodo dragon, you’ll be able to see with your own two eyes the exotic Komodo.
2. Sambal is a Must-Have!
You’ve never been to Indonesia unless you try out sambal, a signature chili spicy sauce that can be eaten with most dishes. This traditional sauce is made of a variety of chili peppers, shrimp paste, fish sauce, ginger, garlic, scallions, sugar, lime juice and vinegar. HOT HOT!
3. The Largest Muslim Country
With 87% of the 250 million citizens of Indonesia are Muslim, Indonesia is the largest Muslim country, beating United Arab Emirates. In the province of Aceh a semi-autonomous Island located on the northwest tip of Sumatra Island. Islamic law is strictly enforced and punishment includes caning.
4. A Large Variety of Instant Noodles
With the abundant of spices you can find in Indonesia, it’s nothing new that Indonesians have an extensive varieties of instant noodles. Most local dishes can be made into instant noodles, and they taste eerily similar to the real dish!
5. The largest Buddhist temple in the world
Borobudur, located in Central Java, it is the largest Buddhist temple in the world with an area of 26,910 SF. Thousands visit this temple everyday; regardless of their religious background.
5 things won’t be enough to describe the beauty of Indonesia. So once you have the chance to, come visit Indonesia and experience the beauty yourself!