July 28, 2016.Reading time 12 minutes.
You have snorkelled. You have lazed about in your eco-friendly paradise. You have enjoyed the solitude. So with more time left on Atauro before returning back to mainland Timor-Leste, what will you do to pass the time? I had come to Atauro smack bang in the middle of the wet season and as a result, […]
July 25, 2016.Reading time 11 minutes.
In the time I spent on Atauro, the weather was very rainy and very grey. It made the mountains look intriguing and hauntingly beautiful. I thought that the dark skies would make for dark ocean water too, but as it turns out, this was not the case. I went snorkelling to the outer reef of Atauro […]
July 21, 2016.Reading time 11 minutes.
After being assaulted and very nearly robbed in Dili, I desperately wanted Atauro to be the haven I imagined it to be. I was to stay on the island with no way of contacting the outside world for a few days and after the previous days incident, I was worried it would be another horrible […]
July 18, 2016.Reading time 18 minutes.
Timor-Leste. Also known as East Timor. Also known as Timor. Also known as the tiny country attached to Indonesia that people often seem to have no idea even exists. For such a tiny part of the world, it is one that has been fought over for decades, and the wounds of previous invasions are still […]