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Asia » East Timor » Dili February 22nd 2011

I never managed to venture out of Dili the whole time I’ve been in East Timor which is not my usual way of travel and I’m excited to be moving on tomorrow. I had to be back in Dili this afternoon so it wasn’t really long enough to go east or south to Mt Ramelau and see more of the country but a little too long to stay entertained in Dili. I was going to go out to Atauro Island but by the time I came up with that plan it was Sunday and there were definitely no boats going out. As soon as I got to Dili I started to organize my Indonesian visa. I was told I wouldn’t have a chance getting it submitted until Monday since people get there at 5am to line ... read more
View from Jesus
Jesus backside beach
the beach

Oceania » Australia » Northern Territory » Darwin » City of Darwin February 15th 2011

I'm not exactly into blogging but I figured it might be better than the old group email. This way you can come and read abit when you have time instead of being overwhelmed by my epic emails... The Ghan called the night before I left to tell me that there was at least a 24 hour delay because of flood risks in the Port Augusta area (rains left over from cyclone Yasi) but that it might be cancelled, meaning I'd be stuck in Adelaide for a week. Luckily it was safe to leave the next day. The train ride was uneventful but nice. I was being very antisocial and didn't talk to any of the other backpackers. I spent a lot of time reading and just staring out the window, especially as the sun went down ... read more
sunset on the Ghan
The Ghan
Camels at the Alice Springs station

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