East Timor
Dili

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  • Day103

    Cristo Rei of Dili

    January 20 in East Timor ⋅ ⛅ 29 °C

    It was a casual day, but we got it into gear by lunch time. We walked up the street to rent some scooters, but none available, and we rented a busted up old clunker to doodle around town in. First, we managed to get some lunch on our way to our first site . . . the Cristo Rei of Dili. We climbed up the 800 stairs to the top, and managed to sweat out every drop of the water we drank that morning. We had considered driving out to Black Rock, but it was showing as an hour drive on Google Maps. We then went back to the Timor Plaza to get some more cash, and were considering a movie. As I walked in to the Movie house, out comes Corey (NUTS IN), and he convinces me that Black Rock in only 25 minutes away. OK, that's good enough for me. So we reload into the car, and off we go . . . an hour later, I kid you not, we got to the area that was Black Rock, but the roads were so bad, that we did not think our poor little rent a wreck could handle it, so we drove back to Dili.Read more

  • Day73

    Jesus in East Timor

    January 20 in East Timor ⋅ ⛅ 27 °C

    Just mucking around on an island! How unlike us!! AND its HASH time!! great views of the ocean! East Timor looks similar to Hawaii with the mountains but the economics are Not the same!! People were lovely, friendly and super happy to have visitors around to show off their island style! I have been on Antibiotics for 5 days so sober me while around hashers! It was a lot of fun and we got treated to a LImo ride!! Being very classy in East Timor! Dili Dili!! Hazukashii got called in to a 3 some party drink with some Canadians but opted for a beer shower instead!! Shout out to our new friend Cory and his wife! The Hashpitality was amazing and I suggest a trip out there if you ever get the chance!! Sorry this was a late post but the internet is very spotty out their! I didn't get a chance to scuba but on to the next island! Port Vila Vanuatu! ON OnRead more

  • Day102

    No One Expects the Spanish Inquisition

    January 19 in East Timor ⋅ ⛅ 28 °C

    Life is pretty awesome, especially when the unexpected happens. First unexpected thing was an invite to dinner tonight by NUTS ON and his wife. So, we roll up to this cool place across the street from the beach, and sit down for a couple beers. THEN, we get an invitation for a ride in the only stretch limo in East Timor. Not saying no to that, so off we go. Turns out, this was David Bowie's limo, shipped here from the US. Does a lot of wedding support, parties, etc, and it just so happens the owner is a hasher. We rode around Dili for about an hour, all sorts of picture takers on the street, we are jammin on the inside, listening to mostly 70s and 80s rock, but a few newer cuts like Ed Sheeran. Sometimes you just never know what will happen. We then went back for a delicious dinner, and songs around the table. Great times in East TImor. Don't miss out, book your tickets today. ON ON.Read more

  • Day58

    on the Way to Baucau

    August 15, 2018 in East Timor ⋅ ☀️ 25 °C

    Myf welche ich im Hostel da Terra angetroffen habe, begleitet mich nach Baucau#auf dem Weg zur Busstation#ich schaue auf maps me nach dem Weg#und plötzlich verschwinde ich im Boden#es hatte ein Senkloch#bin zum Glück nur mit einem Bein reingefallen#mein erster Gedanke, ist mein Flipflop noch am Fuss 😅#mein Handy habe ich noch in der Hand, die Wasserflasche in der anderen#kracksle aus dem Loch, bis auf ein paar Kratzer umd einen blutenden Zehen ist mir nichts passiert#die Suche nach der Busstation kann weiter gehen, jedoch schaue ich nun auf den Weg#Dili - Baucau#120 km#5 Stunden Busfahrt#holprige, staubige Strasse#Mundschutz#alles staubig und dreckig#war eine anstrengende Fahrt#in Baucau angekommen fragen wir nach dem Guesthouse#keiner weiss wirklich wo es ist#werden aber dann mit dem Microlet runter in die Stadt geschickt#habe das Guesthouse inzwischen auf maps. me gefunden#nach ein paar Minuten erreichen wir das Guesthouse und bekommen ein Zimmer#nehmen eine kurze Dusche und gehen in die Stadt#Read more

  • Day4

    Our old house in Bairro Pite

    August 19, 2019 in East Timor ⋅ ⛅ 29 °C

    Visited our old house in Biarro Pite. Still looked much the same. Biarro Pite has become the China town of Dili, with lots of development by the Chinese community. There were many more factories, warehouses, and businesses particularly on Banana road.

  • Day3

    Kathys house

    August 18, 2019 in East Timor ⋅ ⛅ 27 °C

    Turned out the Kathy was living in the same house that our friends Tim and Meredith Budge lived in. When the trouble started in 2006 we moved in with them. The place had hardly changed in 12 years. Kathy shared with 3 other people, Jack and Abbey, and a PhD student Emily.

  • Day10

    Last dinner in TL

    August 25, 2019 in East Timor ⋅ ⛅ 24 °C

    Our ride was followed by a relaxing day with Kathy, and some of her Timorese friends Anacleto and Fidelia who came visiting. We lunched at a Portuguese bakery and shopped at a Portuguese supermarket before cooking our last dinner at Kathy's house. Kathy baked an awesome chocolate brownie.

  • Day4

    Dinner with Azzi

    August 19, 2019 in East Timor ⋅ ⛅ 27 °C

    Andrea's former colleague Alzira Reis, her husband Helder and two gorgeous kids joined us for dinner. Azzi has just finished 6 years as CEO of Alola Foundation and is now moving into Planning and Monitoring for the Prime Minister's Department. She has come such a long way and is now a real leader.

You might also know this place by the following names:

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