Paximus Lodge

Rua Filomeno da Camara, Dili, Timor-Leste | Hotel
 

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Jesus Christ .... The statue

A travel blog entry by kandjgonomad

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... a spot of lunch, the Expat bar where we had the pub quiz a couple of nights ago. The huuuuuge bowl of fries was too much of a temptation...

East Timor Backpackers is pretty good with getting it's guests involved in local events - James, an Aussie who runs the place with the local family who own it is fluent in the Timorese language and organises events.

Tonight was our last night in Dili and fortunately another cultural event ...

The only capital city where you can see the stars

A travel blog entry by kandjgonomad

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The stars are bright over Dili which is probably a reflection on how this place is looking to the future now that the recent (and long history) of troubles have rescinded. As Kirst pointed out there's not many capital cities in the world where sleek 4x4 tinted vehicles pass side-by-side with goats tethered to roadside poles and chickens endlessly running around the capitals streets. The beauty of Dili is that it doesn't have any street lights, therefore ...

(41) Not A Bad Spot for Lunch

A travel blog entry by alcatrav

... a railing to a large outcrop where we took out our picnic and ate over looking the beaches and mountains. Not a bad spot for lunch! After lunch we headed back down the hill and back to our bikes. We then cycled back to the next bay to an all but deserted beach. There was a beach hut where we set up camp and rested after our long cycle and climb. We spent many hours here lazing about and swimming in the warm (actually warm, not ...

Timor

A travel blog entry by wanderlust_asia

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... NGO's. Our notion of these groups have always been one of benign entities with good intention, but those westerners paying elevated prices has created a false economy, pricing many things out of range of Timorese and even budget travellers like ourselves who are reluctant to pay so much more for a dilapidated version of what is so much less in other destinations. One cheerful volunteering teacher from Australian on a 3 week stint remarked to us ...

East Timor

A travel blog entry by georgg

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... and have breakfast right on the beach. This seems to be the main Sunday morning hang-out of the expats living in Dili. The beach is full of Western families with lots of children, and they all seem to know each other.

In the afternoon S first drives us up into the mountains behind Dili, and we stop at the War Memorial, which is quite interesting. We watched a short video about Australian soldiers who together with East ...

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This hotel, located on Rua Filomeno da Camara, Dili, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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