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July 12th 2010
12/07/2010 Time to spice up my travels a little, my Indonesian visa was due to expire so in order to get an extension I would have to venture out of the country. Situated in Kupang, West Timor belonging to Indonesia I would have to head to Dili the capital of East Timor also known as Timor Leste, where in 1999 it became its own country. After years of conflict due to an unwanted Indonesian occu ... 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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