Farol Hotel

Rua Governador Serpa Rosa, Dili, Timor-Leste | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Dili

The only capital city where you can see the stars

A travel blog entry by kandjgonomad


... and 1999 reported on by thousands of ordinary Timorese. The exhibition was setup up to educate both a national and international audience as well as promote adoption of the report and the upholding of it's meaning and values into the future. The exhibition is poignantly positioned inside the building that housed many of the horrors inflicted on the Timorese by the Indonesian military. Although smaller in size the building had many similarities with S-21 ...

It's all Portuguese in East Timor

A travel blog entry by kandjgonomad


... West Timor to Dili is a long and reasonably bumpy one. It follows an almost singular route into the mountains through the middle of West Timor and passes by a number of towns like Soe that are well known for their 'Beehive' style homes. The homes are original to Timorese culture and made of straw with a one metre high door way - yes in didn't make a typo '1 metre'. The people are not very tall here. Strangely it's a bit of a ...

(40) Visas! Chega!

A travel blog entry by alcatrav

... to the Resistance Museum which was very interesting and had great displays about how the rebels hid in the hills and evaded the Indonesian forces. The video footage was harrowing to watch as it was very graphic and violent. We feel that this helped us to understand the struggle that the East Timorese faced. By this time we needed to head back to the hostel to pick up some things before heading to the Indonesian embassy to learn our fate with our visa applications. We arrived ...

Dili Beach Hotel

A travel blog entry by itsagas


... as she was going past. Just a comment on East Timorese immigration, as I stood in line to get my passport stamped a couple of men, patently Australian, just wandered into the immigration area and then wandered out. Just can't see that happening at Melbourne airport. Plan is to wait here till Kathleen's finished here class then go and check out her luxurious new digs. Then I am going with her to a dinner with all her volunteer group. Back on the plane to Darwin tomorrow at ...


A travel blog entry by wanderlust_asia


... several weekly markets that draw villagers from surrounding areas, many sporting hand woven ikat garments that the area is known for. Another custom we observed and were somewhat obligated to join on one occasion, is chewing of the seed of a fruit called Betel Nut. When mixed with lime powder, it turns the chewer's mouth blood red and produces a stimulating effect, and based on our observations also makes people's teeth fall out, lose inhibition, ...


This hotel, located on Rua Governador Serpa Rosa, Dili, is near Cristo Rei and Sundarbans.
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