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Tourists - an unknown species

December 11th 2005
Tourists - an unknown species East Timor is the place to go if you like to travel to foreign countries but you don't like tourism (which seems to be a wide spread attitude of independent travellers). Tourism in East Timor is not well organised, if you measure with Indonesian standards, and if you take New Zealand's tourist industry as comparison, tourism in East Timor is non-existent. ... 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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