If you don’t have any idea on the historical background of Sta. Cruz Cemetery in Dili, it will appeal as ordinary cemetery not worth visiting. But the truth is, it is one of the most historical significant place in the whole country. On November 12, 1991 at the grounds of Sta. Cruz Cemetery, an estimated […]Read more "Trip to Historical Santa Cruz Cemetery & Market Roundabout, Dili, East Timor"
When I first arrived in Dili, I was booked by my company in a hotel close to the city seaside area prominently marked by Pertamina wharf. After the first weekdays of adjusting to a new work environment, my first weekend had to be spent adjusting to the new surroundings. Armed with a very little information […]Read more "Weekend at Dili Seaside Area, Dili, East Timor"
Standing at the hilly side of west Dili, overlooking the beautiful coastline of Tasitolu is the six meter tall bronze statue of the late Pope John Paul II. Erected in June 2008, some might wonder on the significance of the late Pontiff on East Timor and why a statue is deserved to be erected facing […]Read more "Remembering a Significant Visit of Pope John Paul II, Tasitolu, Dili, East Timor"
The term “freedom of expression” could not be more appropriate to describe what Arte Moris is all about. Taking the most important word for each and every Timorese, “Freedom” in all ways and forms has not been easy for one of the world’s youngest nation. The 25 years of tumultuous Indonesia military occupation had lead […]Read more "“Freedom of Expression” at Arte Moris, Dili, East Timor"