Buddhist temples of Borobudur (World Heritage)
Asia

Buddhist temples of Borobudur (World Heritage)

The temple complexes on Central Java date from the 8th to 9th centuries. They form the largest temple in Southeast Asia. In the center is a colossal temple pyramid, which is built up from seven floors. Its outer walls are decorated with elaborate bas-reliefs depicting the life of Buddha. The upper part of the temple […]

Indonesia Map with Surrounding Countries
Asia

Indonesia 2006

Yearbook 2006 Indonesia. The longstanding conflict in the province of Papua in western New Guinea was once again reminded when five soldiers were killed in a demonstration against US mining company Freeport McMoRan. In protest, the Indonesia government called home its ambassador from Canberra after Australia issued multi-year so-called protection visas to 42 Papuans who […]