Tag: history

August 2, 2017: Contestants from the Darwin Dili Yacht Rally leave Oé-Cusse after three enjoyable days filled with adventure and cultural immersion

August 2, 2017: Contestants from the Darwin Dili Yacht Rally leave Oé-Cusse after three enjoyable days filled with adventure and cultural immersion

Share List The participants, coming from Australia, New Zealand and the United States, specially appreciated the hospitality of the Atoni people and expressed hopes for promising future of the tourism in the enclave As the evening of 31st of July approaches, the crew of Anastasia […]

Lifau Monument

Lifau Monument

Share List The first capital on Timor island for the Portuguese was at Lifau, in Oé-Cusse. The arrival of the Portuguese at this spot, just a few miles west of Pante-Macassar, in 1515, is considered the beginning of the colonial era. Locals referred to the […]

Oé-Cusse Regionally

Oé-Cusse Regionally

Share List Historically Oé-Cusse has had interactions with foreign trade and foreign traders living temporally while waiting for trade to be completed or winds to change. Similar to the rest of Timor island, small clues are littered throughout the enclave. An area near Lifau is […]