One of the most interesting countries , in South East Asia . Many population , 250 000 000 people . Amazing people and great islands . Indonesia is very religious country , 85 % of population , are muslim . Transportation is very cheap , long distance buses and trains are very cheap . Hitchhiking is working really good !
Gastronomy is really good and prices are very cheap . Bakso , meatball soup . Sate barbecue . Gado gado is salad . Nasi goreng , fried rice . Soto , chicken and meat soup . Street food is very affordable . If you dont drink beer , you will save a lot of money in Indonesia . Muslim country , it means beer is luxury .
You can see many contrast from Bali , hinduism , to Java , muslim . They are totally different . Lombok and Bali are very beautiful and very touristics . My favorite was Lombok . But , I have to recognized , my experiences in Java and Bali were amazing .
Indonesian languge is easy to read and to learn a few words . People outside touristic places , dont speak English .
You need time to visit this country . All the time , its not enough . Amazing beaches , lanscapes , big cities , temples , jungle , mountain , volcanos . You can find everything in Indonesia .
About acommodation , if you use Couchsurfing . You are gonna find amazing experiences , living with local people , learning about them …