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Taro Palm Used as Food

Taro Palm Used as Food

Taro palm – food when nothing else is available. The taro palm is a low nutrition food that is pulverized and made into flour. It is fed to pigs and also made into a type of bread and used for human consumption. Sometimes there are men rolling along a section of taro palm down the […]

Viqueque Loseman

Viqueque Loseman

My old friend Pak Jacinto in Viqueque East Timor The loseman Rua Beloi is only “hotel” in Viqueque that I know of. The people of Viqueque are rather reserved but is is quite a nice town. The benzine or gasoline is 90 cents a liter which is quite cheap compared to other places in East […]

Irabere

Irabere

Irabere The south coast of East Timor is absolute magic to me. The people are so good and the scenery is amazing. This part of East Timor gets little traffic and is crossed by many rivers. During the wet it would be easy to get stranded down there because you could have raging rivers on […]

Suai – Eastern Dragon

Suai – Eastern Dragon

Suai Eastern Dragon In Suai, the Eastern Dragon is across the street from the police station. There are rooms available at 25.00 to 45.00 a night. It is not a backpackers budget place but more of a UN or NGO workers place. There is a round shaped restaurant that has very good food. Most meals […]

Lore

Lore

Lore Village on the south coast of  Timor To see a really neat village on the south coast make a trip to Lore. I was going to try to make it from there to Viqueque along the coast but the road was washed away by the river. This is pretty far outback so I took […]