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Maubisse to Same

Maubisse to Same

The village of Same – East Timor There are no places in East Timor where you will not come across the remnants of the destruction that swept across the country in 1999. Same is no exception. That really struck me while traveling around the country. Sui in the south, Oecussi, Dili, Baucau, Los Palos, Lautem, […]

Pousada de Maubisse

Pousada de Maubisse

Pousada de Maubisse The Pousada is perched on a lookout just off the main road near the bend in Maubisse. The weekend rates are around 50 US dollars a night but drop dramatically during the week down to around 16 US a night. For large groups this would be the best option because the other […]

In Maubisse

In Maubisse

The town of Maubisse Farmers come down from the mountains with their horses to the market in Maubisse to sell their produce. Some wear brightly colored Marlboro cowboy hats and others wear traditional garb. It really seems like Central America with the rugged mountains in the background. For a westerner there is not a lot […]

Trees on Ramailau

Trees on Ramailau

Trees on the mountain Dead trees on Ramailau There are dead trees all over the place near the top on Mt. Ramailau. They have been ringed around the trunk with a deep groove. That is done sometimes to get the timber to dry in a straight shape before the trees are felled. They must have […]

Climbing Mount Ramailau

Climbing Mount Ramailau

Climbing Mt. Ramailau – East Timor Seeing Timor from the top of the crocodiles back is fantastic. If you feel energetic some day it is a great day trip from Maubisse. The Pousada De Maubisse has great mid week rates of around 16.00 dollars a night. Another place to stay in Maubise is the Sara’s […]

Maubisse – Sara’s Guesthouse

Maubisse – Sara’s Guesthouse

The Sara Restaurant and Loseman Sara’s restaurant at the fork in the road in Maubisse has a very nice loseman on the hill behind the restaurant. It is 10.00 a night with private bath. They do no advertising so if you can’t find it ask at the market. Someone will guide you. They supply 2 […]