Hello, one dollah! August 8th 2005 Finally, a decent chance to sleep in peace. I spend most of the morning in bed, much to the dismay of the cleaning lady wandering about in the corridor outside. I'm up and about around noon and after picking up my laundry I decide to take a closer look on Dili. Of course as soon as I step into the sweltering mid day heat I am reminded that my lazyness will force me to endure the hottest segment of ... read more
Asia » East Timor » Dili 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
Meh... readers beware. I originally started this log to keep my mother up to date during a longer trip, but I quickly realized I wasn't about to waste my precious time off by sitting in some shady Internet café updating a blog nobody will read anyway. Nowadays it is more of a personal nostalgia and ego thing, but by all means, feel free to enjoy the speculations and hybris which will no doubt get reality checked soon enough.
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