The Indonesian city of Yogyakarta has two incredible temples within easy reach. Here is the story of Prambanan, the largest Hindu complex in the country.
When Indonesia’s Mount Merapi erupted in 2010, lava come pouring down the slopes at 110km/h. The villages in its path didn’t stand a chance!
The Ramayana Ballet, with the Prambanan Temple as the backdrop, is the most popular arts performance in Yogyakarta – for good reason!
At Yogyakarta’s Water Palace (Taman Sari), the Sultans of the region used to find their wives. Today you can stand in their tower and imagine those days.
Shopkeepers sit on stools and sell vegetables, fires burn with pots boiling on top, a woman cuts open a coconut. This is a market as authentic as they come!
The Royal Palace in Yogyakarta, known as the Keraton, is built on tradition. Inside, the colours and cultural heritage showcase the region’s history.
In this photo essay, we go behind the scenes of the famous Gudeg Yu Djum restaurant in Yogyakarta to see how they make the iconic nasi gudeg dish.