Indonesia is the largest archipelago in the world and contains 18,307 islands (when last counted). It straddles the equator between the Indian and Pacific oceans and has land borders with Malaysia, East Timor and Papua New Guinea. Indonesia is home to the world’s largest flower, smallest primate, largest snake and smallest fish. Indonesia also produces the most expensive coffee – made from Asian palm civet poops. Coffee beans - Stimulant drug for home and office
Image accompanying a hydro-geologist's memoir describing the trials and tribulations of prospecting for coal in the Meratus Mountains of East Kalimantan
The Hapless Geologist: Exploration in Kalimantan
John Goldhawk   The Meratus Mountains are located in the southeast corner of Borneo; part of the Indonesian East Kalimantan province. Thirty years ago they were a remote place, but...
Image accompanying notes on the Toraja people of South Sulawesi, Indonesia
The Myth
Winn Jeanet   The progenitors of the Toraja people of Sulawesi reputedly came from the south, by boat against the current to reach the north side of Tana Toraja. For...