Indonesia is one of the most diverse and interesting countries in the world. With famous beaches (Bali) and wonderful scenery, architecture and food. There are also around 18,000 islands alone. a large number of Despite that I have seen little of that Indonesia so far. I visited Aceh and Jakarta, two places not associated with tourism in Indonesia. Aceh was until a few years before I visited officially off limits to foreigners as it was a flashpoint for a guerrilla war until the tsunami.