Description

Timor Leste has a strong, unique cultural heritage reflecting many influences: traditional beliefs inherited from ancient times; being a former Portuguese colony; the impact of WW2, the more recent Indonesian invasion and Timorese resistance; the role of the Catholic Church; and, the effect other minority groups such us the Chinese traders.  There is much of interest for those visiting this very special country.
Timor Leste has a strong, unique cultural heritage reflecting many influences: traditional beliefs inherited from ancient times; being a former Portuguese colony; the impact of WW2, the more recent Indonesian invasion and Timorese resistance; the role of the Catholic Church; and, the effect other minority groups such us the Chinese traders. There is much of interest for those visiting this very special country.