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Day out snorkelling 

Today I went with 3 other kiwis to two awesome snorkelling spots for the day. Below are of the pics from the day :)
This place is an hour from Dili along some bumpy narrow roads and is the perfect swimming and picnic spot, great way to spend the day! 89 kata lagi


In the districts, #1

Several long-term Dili expats advised me when I first arrived here to go to the districts as much as I could. “Dili isn’t real Timor,” they explained, indicating, dismissively, the traffic-choked streets and air-conditioned Western restaurants and the gin tonics at Skybar on dusky Fridays. 744 kata lagi


Top and bottom 10, month #1

My ten favourite things about living in Dili, at the end of my first month here:

  1. Friendly strangers calling hello as you walk down the street…
  2. 124 kata lagi

My first Easter in Timor

As an aetheist out-of-nest-er, I’ve had the last two Easters away from my family, and both times I’ve leveraged the long weekend for something slightly departed from reflection and penance (my sincerest apologies to my Catholic grandparents for that). 556 kata lagi


A weekend at Atauro

When I came to Timor on a work trip in October 2016, I visited Atauro Island – a palm-fringed oasis, all wooden canoes on glassy seas and fresh-cut coconuts and tiny pocketed mountain villages and… 852 kata lagi


Book Review: ASEAN, Sovereignty and Intervention in Southeast Asia

April 17, 2017

ASEAN, Sovereignty and Intervention in Southeast Asia

Book Review by Malcolm Cook

ASEAN, Sovereignty and Intervention in Southeast Asia. By Lee Jones. 669 kata lagi



Last night I was sitting down for dinner at a restaurant with 4 other women, all of these women were at least 30 years older than me and it got me thinking. 556 kata lagi