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East Timor - I was there before it became big.

February 17th 2009
Most of this was written yesterday, 16 Feb 2009, or the day before All backpackers express a desire to get “off the beaten track”, which isn’t always as great an idea as it sounds, because the reason a track is beaten in the first place is because it leads to a nice or interesting place. But still, it’s an alluring dream. In my opinion, there’s two ways to get off the bea ... read more
Asia » East Timor » Dili

Timorese Flag The Portuguese began to trade with the island of Timor in the early 16th century and colonized it in mid-century. Skirmishing with the Dutch in the region eventually resulted in an 1859 treaty in which Portugal ceded the western portion of the island... ... read more
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