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The ubiquitous UN

Uncertainty Principle

March 13th 2005
After being scarred for life by the experience of simply attempting to book a ferry to West Timor, I eventually succeeded in making the crossing to Kupang. The story of how I eventually got the boat is even more ridiculous than my previous tale, but I'll spare the details. Since Flores, I have ceased being a 'tourist' and my time is spent either being a lazy sod (?) or trying to transport myself ... 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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