Jasmine S. 6th Period
East Timor is a beautiful and lush country. There are many sights to see including marvelous beaches and a blueish green ocean. With many resorts and friendly people to help you get around this is one place you need add to your travel destinations. East Timor offers magnificent diving classes so you can swim with the local fish and sunsets you can see for miles. East Timor also has some of the best fishing ports so you can have a guys get away. You will enjoy your stay in East Timor.
East Timor has beautiful fish that you will see as you dive and snorkel in the beautiful oceans.
5 Star Hotels
East Timor has great 5 star hotels and resorts.
East Timor has giant fish in it's seas. You can catch one yourself.
East Timor "Land of the never setting sun."
A map of East Timor. It may seem tiny but when you step foot on our islands it will be huge.
The weather in the mountains is great for rock climbers and hikers alike.
Ice skating in East Timor after it snowed in the mountains.
People and culture
In East Timorese culture there is a story as to how the island was found. A boy befriended a sick crocodile and carried it to the sea. In gratitude, the crocodile took the boy on many journeys across the sea. As it grew old and approached death, the crocodile said: 'I will change into a land where you and your descendants will live from my fruits, as payment for your kindness.' According to legend, the land was the island of Timor and the descendants were the Timorese.
Some of the staple food are anything with rice. Besides, the other food crops grown here include Maize, sweet potatoes, cassava, and Taro. The vegetables that form a part of the East Timor Food consist of cabbage, spinach, beans, cowpeas and onions. In fact in many houses poultry, pigs and goats are domesticated and they also serve as a source of meat. Besides, East Timor Food also includes fish as a part of it. Also, the Timorese people cultivate bananas, watermelons, mangoes, papaya and coconuts.
Festival of the crocodile
People celebrating the Festival of the Crocodile.
These men are wearing traditional clothing.
Children learning to read in East Timor.
East Timorese Dish
East Timorese traditional desert.
Bananas are a staple fruit of East Timor.
Cassava is one of the main crops of East Timor.
Government and Citzens
There are about 1,175,880 people living in East Timor as citizens. Most of these people have been kept on steady jobs and if unable to provide for their family the government helps them. The people of East Timor have a very diverse culture and have many different points of view and beliefs.
The government building in East Timor.
Here is the leader of East Timor.
East Timor Flag
This is the flag of East Timor.
The economy grew rapidly causing deductions in poverty and in unemployment. This made our country beautiful place. We allow farmers to chose what crops they grow. There are many markets where you can walk down the streets and you are allowed to buy foods and other items from venders. You are also allowed to start your own company.
Here is a tourist with some scarves she bought from the market place.
This is a market where you can buy fresh food from farmers and venders.
This is a person doing weaving on a loom.