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Long flight home

Long flight home

Dili-Singapore-Tokyo-Los Angeles. 37 1/2 hours straight in planes and airports. But I got a shower and five hours of sleep in Singapore, and overall a very comfortable flight on Singapore Air. Saw Mount Fuji at sunset coming into Tokyo. The experience of the Japanese...
Last road trip in Timor-Leste

Last road trip in Timor-Leste

I expect this to be my last Sunday in East Timor. Brian Pinkowski, an anti-corruption expert on a project in Timor, goes out every Sunday snorkeling and diving, so this week I tagged along with him. I just splash around in the waves while he does serious stuff out by...
Bit of Australia

Bit of Australia

The President was out of town for six days. I took a break. I have friends in Sydney. Took some very long hot showers with great water pressure — a pleasure not available in Timor. Saw some very very good friends I have missed. Woke up on some chilly mornings...