I’ve met a fair number of other overland travelers in Dili. Anyone that’s going from Indonesia to Australia, or vice versa, is bound to spend a bit of time in Dili, as that’s where the main route for shipping cars or bikes goes through. Continue reading →
Mr. Ramelau (Tatamailau, in Tetum, which translates to ‘grandfather of all’) is the highest peak (2986m) in both the country of East Timor, and the whole island of Timor. During the Portuguese colonial period, it was also considered the highest mountain of Portugal.
A few friends and I decided to brave the cold and darkness and hike up to the top to see the sunrise. Continue reading →
The first thing we did once we landed in Flores was to turn around and get in another boat, sans bikes, to head to Rinca Island and Komodo Island, and hopefully see some komodo dragons, which we fortunately did. Continue reading →
Unfortunately, Lombok and Sumbawa have been a little bit of a blur.
We’re on a bit of a schedule to get to Dili in time to hopefully catch a boat to Australia, which has made the last few days a bit fast, but should allow for a little bit of slowing down once we get to Flores. Continue reading →