Six Reasons You Should (or shouldn’t) Travel to East Timor

East Timor may not be the first country you think of travelling to. But if you are the adventurous type this is a fantastic destination. Here are six reasons that you might find this tiny and very new country appealing. 1. It is very mountainous  The mountains surrounding Hato Builico Legend says that a giant [...]

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Attending an East Timorese Funeral

Atauro Island See that island in the photo? That is Atauro Island. You'll find it 25km north of Dili, East Timor. It's 25km long and 9km wide and about 8000 people live there. It has an interesting past. On August 11, 1975 the Portuguese Governor (East Timor was Portuguese ruled back then) fled to Atauro. [...]