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Flores Part 3   7/1/2012

There remains an extant colony of eighty pygmy families in the village of Rampapasa, less than half a mile from where the hobbit remains were unearthed. These people may be descendants of the hobbits,


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Flores Part 2   7/1/2012

All of the choice dive sites are located on the more scenic north coast, bathed by the mild Flores Sea, one of the southernmost arms of the Pacific Ocean, especially around peaceful Maumere Bay, which


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Flores Part 1   7/1/2012

Flores is one of the lesser-known islands of Indonesia, and the only wholly Roman Catholic island in the predominantly Muslim nation.

At one time vast territories in what are now Malaysia and


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Pondy Part 2   7/1/2012

Typical European French cuisine is more prevalent in the restaurants of Pondy. Pondy’s own cuisine is what we might call home cookin’. You can dine on the more familiar continental duck a l’oran


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Pondy Part 1   7/1/2012

La Cote d’Azur de L’Est sounds so romantic, and European. Perhaps somewhere near Monaco. But in reality it’s on the other side of the world, on the southeast coast of India. A charming remnant o


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DIU Part 2   7/1/2012

Diu is politically part of the Union Territory of Diu and Daman, Daman being a separate similarly former Portuguese enclave down the same coast, likewise surrounded on three sides by Gujarat.




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PapacitoPocho 62 M
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DIU Part 1   7/1/2012

No, not D-U-I, Driving while Under the Influence. D-I-U, Diu a small island on the Arabian Sea coast of India, hugging the coast of adjacent Gujarat, India’s westernmost state, which partially borde


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Tiny Tropical Timor Part 3   7/1/2012

Coffee connoisseurs might want to sample the delicious homegrown Arabica varieties of East Timor, which are internationally certified as organic and chemical free. You could have your coffee with bibi


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Tiny Tropical Timor Part 2   7/1/2012

Timor’s most valuable natural asset is it’s location within the Coral Triangle, the underwater equivalent of the Amazon Rain Forest, which stretches from Borneo on the west, to the Solomons on the


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Tiny Tropical Timor Part 1   7/1/2012

TINY TROPICAL TIMOR Island with a split personality

You probably couldn’t pick a more oddball vacation destination than East Timor, officially “Timor Leste, ” in the national language,


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