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The Charming Quirks of working in Timor

The second team to Timor for 2015 returned home 2 weeks ago after another successful trip delivering dental care to the people of Liquiça, Bazatete and Maubara subdistricts. 668 kata lagi

Dispatch from Atauro: Night Hikes, Bat Caves and a Trove of New Species

Original post from Human Nature

‘…………..David Emmett  David Emmett is currently part of a team searching for new species on the island of Atauro in the Southeast Asian country of Timor-Leste. 1.047 kata lagi


Tara bandu: homegrown justice

A centuries-old form of community law and order known as tara bandu could hold the key to overcoming many of the difficulties in modern-day Timor-Leste 1.571 kata lagi


Arduous economic recovery in post-conflict East Timor

Next generation takes the reins of development to move troubled tropical paradise away from its bloody past.

Published by Al Jazeera English, June 23, 2015… 99 kata lagi


One of the lessons travelling teaches you

Travelling to underdeveloped countries teaches you that:

‘the less you have, the less you need and the more you have, the more you want’ 

In my travelling experiences the places where people are poorest they are quite often the happiest, provided they have adequate shelter, food and  a sense of community that is. 250 kata lagi