Hotel Loro Sa'e

Av. Bispo de Medeiros, Dili, Timor-Leste | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Dili

Jesus Christ .... The statue

A travel blog entry by kandjgonomad


Brazil has that large statue of Jesus that looks over Rio De Janeiro from on high. Dili has something almost identical but on a far smaller scale. This is one of the must-sees in Dili and we're only here for such a regrettably short time.

Bikes from East Timor Backpackers weren't an option (all broken apparently) and moped's too expensive thanks to the ridiculously over inflated prices from the recent and sustained influx of NGO and ...

(41) Not A Bad Spot for Lunch

A travel blog entry by alcatrav

... and out of Dili. After crossing a small bridge Dili ends abruptly as the road winds along the coast under some looming cliffs. It was a very pleasant cycle as the views were idyllic and a cool sea breeze kept us from overheating in the blazing sunshine. Each bay we turned into looked like a postcard snap and the turquoise water lapped invitingly at the shore. Determined to reach the statue, we kept going and, after a few stops ...


A travel blog entry by wanderlust_asia


... them later. On the brighter side, the scenery in the mountains was gorgeous. Timor is south of the Ring of Fire volcanic belt and part of Australian continental shelf. Once a submerged island that was lifted up, the highest mountains contain fossilized coral. As we climbed up from Dili we passed coffee plantations shaded by huge trees and passed thatched roof villages that look like time hasn't touched them. We spent a night in a former Governors ...

East Timor

A travel blog entry by georgg


... s a bit slow but useable.

We go on a little walk around the city in the afternoon. The streets are quite busy with cars and lots of motor bikes. There isn't a whole lot to see in Dili itself. The parliament is quite an impressive large white building. Dili is right on the coast and walking along the waterfront we had some very nice views across the Banda Sea to Atauro Island.

In the evening we drove a few kilometers along ...

Everything for Sale - Markets

A travel blog entry by npacadia


... to seek work. The country is slowly recovering from a terribly destructive conflict with Indonesia (Timor Leste only became independent in 2002).

Despite the poverty, there was a surprisingly vibrant market culture in the capital and district (like a State Capital - but much smaller) towns. Our visit to Timor Leste coincided with the rainy season, so there was a hug diversity of vegetables and fruit for sale in ...


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