Kupang, West Timor, East Nusa Tenggara

Travel To West Timor, East Nusa Tenggara

The history of Timor reads like ‘Lord of the Flies’ yet even more venomous and conflicted where Head Hunting used to be the islands pastime. Small Kingdoms were pitied against each other in eternal battles for land, resources and pride. Chieftains loyalties and alliances changed with fortunes and political tides. Then something happened that caused[…]

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The Boti tribe, West Timor

The Village Of Boti And The Wisdom Of The Ancient Timorese

Obscured from the complexities of the modern world and sheltered by nature’s generosity, time stands still at the village of Boti in the high mountains of Timor Island, as its people still retain the same way of life as their ancestors did hundreds of years ago. Situated in the rugged mountains about 40 Km from[…]

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The Oenesu waterfall

Natures Hidden Gems in The Kupang Regency On Timor Island

Situated in the province of East Nusa Tenggara, West Timor is one of Indonesia’s lesser known destinations compared to neighboring Flores or Komodo Islands, but is no less captivating and therefore well worth a visit. Sharing the border with the young independent country of East Timor, the region is characterized by mainly rugged terrain which[…]

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The town of Kupang

Kupang On Timor

During World War II, the city of Kupang, formerly known as Koepang, on the island of Timor, was the hub for refueling and landing for long-haul flights from Europe to Australia. The historical El Tari airstrip that was first landed by an American pilot, Lamij Johnson, in 1928 holds many stories, more than being a mere transit lounge and[…]

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Oetefu beach, Semau Island

Semau Island, The Surrounding Crystal Clear Waters

Semau Island. Thirty minutes by boat from Kupang, this untainted island paradise is well worth a stopover. The surrounding crystal-clear waters offer exceptional snorkeling and swimming. Bamboo bungalows are available on the white sandy beach, and you can barbeque your freshly-caught dinner while enjoying a spectacular sunset.

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Pantar Strait Marine Park, Alor

Pantar Strait, Alor Archipelago

Indonesia has many famous diving sites. For professional divers, Pantar Strait Marine Park is one of the most beautiful in the country and comparable only with that of the Caribbean Sea near Central America. This Marine Park has its own unique characteristics and beauty. This strait is located between Alor and Pantar islands in the[…]

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