Southeast Asia on a Shoestring - Timor-Leste (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Timor-Leste chapter from Lonely Planet’s Southeast Asia on a Shoestring guidebook.

With mountains to climb, untouched reefs to dive and ancient traditions that have survived the ravages of war, Asia’s newest country offers some of the world’s last great off-the-beaten-track adventures. Trailblaze your way and find out what everyone’s been missing.

  • escape the ‘bustle’ of Dili for the rugged serenity of Atauro Island
  • maps
  • venture to an uma lulik (sacred house) near the misty mountain village of Maubisse after scaling the mighty Mt Ramelau
  • transport
  • make the pilgrimage to Balibó, where five Australia-based journalists were killed in 1975
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Dili & around, Atauro Island, Baucau & around, Maubisse, Hatubuilico, Mt Ramelau, Same, Betano, Suai, Oecussi, Understand Timor-Leste, Timor-Leste Today, History, People & Culture, Environment, Survival Guide.

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23 pages

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