flying from Melbourne to Dili
December 2021 information about Timor-Leste’s quarantine, vaccination and logistical requirements for Australians.
peonies – welcome back
happiness, not in another place but in this place… not for another hour, but this hour. – Walt Whitman
housekeeping – back to Dili
It is not Sophie in Dili without the blog; it is not out-of-my-comfort-zone without the means to reflect and articulate, it is not a new café in Lecidere without a post about it; hello, welcome back to Sophie Rai Liur.
Hello, again; hello, from Melbourne. Here’s how it all turns out.
2019: What I wrote
At the end of last year, I gathered together links to all the articles I’d written in this blog post. It’s time to do the same for 2019.
How to move home
A dispatch from the other side of the Timor-Leste goodbye; my guide for relocation.
Sophie iha laran: thoughts on six months back
I’ve had enough of a trickle of traffic here to make me think someone might be interested in more of what life is like on the other side; in what happens after you leave.
What I wrote on my Timor-Leste trip
My round-up of freelance pieces written during and after my trip back to Timor-Leste in August 2019.
An updated Dili packing list
My updated Timor-Leste packing list.
13 things I’ve learned since leaving
It’s been about four months since I moved home to Perth from Dili; I’ve bounced back and forth to Melbourne a few times to visit Felix, and I’m leaving here tomorrow.