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 →