This newly designed edition includes a full-colour section at the front of the guide featuring the authors' selected highlights of the country. Throughout there is in-depth coverage of all the sights from Bali's stunning white beaches and temples tothe enigmatic ruins of Java and the jungles of Sumatra. There are first-hand recommendations of the best places to surf, dive and trek and comprehensive listings of the best-value accommodation and eateries for all budgets. A detailed contexts section provides the reader with informed background on Indonesia's history, religions and music.
Stephen Backshall writes and researches television programmes. David Leffman is the co-author of Rough Guides to Australia, China and Iceland and has travelled throughout Asia. Lesley Reader is co-author of First Time Asia, The Rough Guide to Bali & Lombok and has contributed to The Rough Guide to China.