One of the incredible resources available to the people of Com, and the majority of those living on Timor’s coasts for that matter, are the country’s spectacular coral reefs. Timor-Leste […]
Post #3 for the National Geographic Explorers Journal! Naming Timor-Leste’s first national park after the revolutionary leader Nino Konis Santana was an excellent move. Firstly, revolutionary leaders are sexy and […]
Post #2 from the National Geographic Explorers Journal! After a nauseating hour and a half in the back of a mini-bus driven by a trio of solemn teenage boys, we […]
Good thing we listened to it 8 times in an hour on our way from Bacau to Com! Thanks again Timorese teenage boys!
Despite the terror of getting here, Bacau is a beautiful place. I wish we had more time to explore, but the whole point of this trip is Nino Konis Santana […]
After overnighting in Dili, we hopped on the 9 am mikrolet to Bacau, a large city about four hours to the east. To be frank, it was quite the […]
Before I delve further into our Timor times, there are a few things about Timor-Leste that (I think) are very important to know. 1. It’s not in Africa. A lot […]