East Timor Warnings and Dangers

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    Crocodile warning
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    Liquiça Beach
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East Timor Warnings and Dangers

  • Saltwater Crocodiles

    The Timorese revere the crocodile. The crocodile is the focal point in the fable of how Timor began. I will not duplicate the story for you, since you can read it in the website below. In short, the island itself is a massive crocodile, who in kind payment to a man, gave himself to be the island the Timorese call home. (and yes, there are some...

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  • Road Dangers

    I toured East Timor on motorcycle. That is mainly due to three reasons. Firstly, I like exploring and enjoy finding myself in remote places. Secondly, I could not justify the additional cost of renting a 4WD and fuel. Third, I believe I am a confident, skilled and responsible driver.If any of those three were not true, I would have had to have...

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  • DILI not so safe...

    Timor has just come out of a bloody war and occupation period, where indonesian armed forces caused the death of one third of the whole population. In my travel. from 1999 u can read about the last stage of Timor's dramatic history.East Timor is now safe, very few attacks on foreigners by impoverished youth at night have been reported the last...

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  • Do Not Walk Alone in Dili

    Travellers should, as much as possible, travel in pairs (at least) as it is very dangerous to walk on the streets of Dili alone, especially when you are not familiar with the place. Robbery and kidnapping are common and always be careful, especially at night. Ladies, you need to pay more attention to this arning though.

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