Zumalai Archive

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Zumalai

I put together this short montage of life in Zumalai. Read more…

Oct
05
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Kids from the village of Zumalai pose for the camera.

Children of Zumalai (pt. 2)

The median age in Australia is 37. In Timor Leste it is 21. More than one third of the population are under the age of 14. Many of these children have been orphaned by disease and war.

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Oct
05
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A young girl harvests rice in a paddy near Zumalai in East Timor.

Children of Zumalai (pt. 1)

Some of the Children from Zumalai and the surrounding district of Cova Lima on the south coast of Timor Leste.

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Oct
05
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The tetum word for gecko is 'teki' which can also refer to a pretty girl.

Timor-Leste; Companions

Last week I got back from the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. Here are some of my traveling companions.

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Aug
11
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Houses on a ridge-line in Ainaro in the highlands of East Timor.

East Timor: Part 2

When the locals see us they generally stop and stare. The children wave or squeal or shout ‘malae!’ or ‘malae mutin!’

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