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Uato Lari Kids

Jan 13, 2011

January 13th 2011
What a day. We flew to the SE end of the island via helicopter provided by the Australian Army. We flew to the villages of Uato Lari and Illiomar. Both places are pretty remote and neither of them have basic facilities like water and sewer. Water borne illnesses from pathological organisms are prevalent and infant mortality is high. Yet they appear happy and we had a great time playing with the ki ... read more
Asia » East Timor

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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