Before independence in 1945, Indonesia was a Dutch colony for two centuries. Sukarno then led the country with an iron fist and was replaced by Jusuf Habibie. But Indonesia was not at the end of its troubles and has had to overcome natural disasters and internal conflicts.
You are bound to bring back a batik table cloth or piece of clothing from Indonesia, but don't forget to explore all the other things the country has to offer. Jewellery, sculptures, musical instruments...You'll have lots to choose from. What about bringing back a selection of exotic, different flavoured rices?
If you prepare well, your trip to Indonesia won't be hampered by your disability. Here are some suggestions for tours which take into consideration your reduced mobility and which are totally doable in Indonesia.
Here is a brief overview of the main religions in Indonesia, a country where there is an impressive diversity of religious beliefs. However, between Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, or even animism, there is a peaceful and admirable coexistence.
Balinese cuisine is like the island itself: captivating, tropical, fresh and delicious. It's true that you don't go to Bali specifically for its cuisine, but the local food is another of the magical discoveries that the Island of Gods has in store for you!