Rosie and Colin in Kupang-July 2008 July 30th 2008 Blog 0 - July 2008
Our travels in 2008 have brought us to a noisy, busy seemingly chaotic town Kupang on the dry dusty island of West Timor at the eastern end of Indonesia. The nearest town you’ve probably heard of will be Darwin, Australia, approximately 1000 miles SE of us.
Colin and I are here, in Indonesia with Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) to help install a hospital information s ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Timor 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
November 2013, here we are as guests at the wedding of Nick and Els , the weekend before we leave for New Zealand via India. What a wonderful last party before leaving - thank you Scotties and Houlsbys. So tomorrow, Novmber 25th we leave the Uk and fly to Mumbai. We will spend 4 weeks travelling by train,plane, bus and bikes round India before heading onto New Zealand to arrive on December 22nd. This will be our travel blog which with the help of my iPad I may be able to keep updated as we travel.
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