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Indonesia, the tropical paradise

Indonesia, the tropical paradise

Indonesia, the tropical paradise

Located between the Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean, and consisting in more than 17,500 islands, Indonesia is the largest archipelagic state in the World. With more than 238 million people, Indonesia is the fourth country in the world as population size.

With so many islands and a very diverse culture, Indonesia has many extraordinary touristic attractions that range from tiny islands with sunny beaches to cities that are known as architectural wonders. (more…)

Tight pants banned in Aceh (Indonesia)

A new law is about to be imposed in Indonesian province Banda Aceh banning tight trousers for women and shorts for men. According to the new law, women caught wearing tight pants will have their pants cut off and replaced with a long Islamic skirt.

Banda Aceh is the most conservative province in Indonesia with strict Islamic laws. The previous provincial government issued a law that condemned adulterers to death by stoning, and things seem to get even worse for the more emancipated part of the population.