Independence Restoration Day

Hi all, this is a note from Graham on my continuing travels in Timor-Leste. I’ve been missing in action for the last few days. Last Thursday was Independence Restoration Day, followed by a long weekend. Simon, Mandy and I set off for a long drive to Bacau, Com (where we stayed) and then a trip Jaco Island. Beautiful tranquil surroundings, great beaches and snorkelling … and no internet!! An idyllic haven! The only downside was the potential diners at the beaches [see the photo]. We saw a number of schools on the way and met up with people from the Education Department, who we hope to speak with further this week.  We plan to go to Lequeracabu’u and Ostico tomorrow.

Bacau beach

The diners at Bacau