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Oh Cecilia  

Oh Cecilia

To The Cape Of Flower via Sape, then Bajawa

April 5th 2007
Like the navigator Antonio de Abreu before me I headed East across the arphicalego, towards the Cabo das Flores Instead of searching for Sandalwood I was looking for Komodo Dragons and coloured volcanic lakes. For currency I carried Indonesian Rupiah, whereas the Makassasrese before me would have used Gold, or maybe even elephant tusk. Flores had definitely seen changes. Six-foot Satellite ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Flores

Indonesian Flag The Dutch began to colonize Indonesia in the early 17th century; the islands were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. Indonesia declared its independence after Japan's surrender, but it required four years of intermittent negotiations, recurring hos... ... read more
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