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We always get excited when we see a bit of our own culture in the places we visit. So anything with a little bit of Greek and French influence immediately grabs our attention.

Our favourite 10 facts about Indonesia ticks all these boxes…did you know the majority of the French frogs’ legs are imported from Indonesia…or even know where the word Indonesia comes from? (A smug Greek Stefan smiles knowingly…)

#1 THE GREEK ISLANDS OF THE EAST

“EH?!” we hear you cry… You heard right! Stefan was quick to point out that the word Indonesia is in fact derived from 2 Greek words: Indo meaning, “India” and ni-sia meaning “islands”. Ok, so Indonesia is not actually the Greek islands of the East. But it was enough to get Stefan excited to discover a piece of Greek influence.

By Stefan Arestis – Full Story at the Nomadic Boys

Indonesia Gay Travel Resources

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