Monthly Archives: December 2022

Joseph Conrad’s Singapore

In Conrad’s time the Post Office, the Harbour office, the offices of the ships chandlers and various shipping agents were situated along the harbourside with a view of the ships lined up in the Straits of Singapore. A rambling two-story … Continue reading

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The Portuguese Church in Oecussi, Timor Leste

Many people will not know where is Timor Leste – and where is Oecussi? Oecussi is an enclave of Timor Leste (East Timor) located within the territory of West Timor, which is part of Indonesia as shown on this map. … Continue reading

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