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Los Palos is a town in East Timor.


Get in[edit]

Bus Buses leave daily from Dili. Last known times (June 2013) were 2am and 2pm. More may leave but you will need to travel to the bus station/terminal and ask. Costs $7. Journey time is approximately 7 to 9 hours depending on conditions. There are at least two 20 minute breaks where you can buy food and use the toilet.

Buses from Baucau leave erratically depending on when the Dili buses departed (they must drive through Baucau). Simply wait at the roundabout outside the Posada Hotel and wave down a bus when it arrives. Costs $4-$5, journey times approximately 3 to 5 hours depending on conditions.

Car or Motorbike Road conditions remain stable at the time of writing (June 2013) and the drive is easy as it is the main road heading east out of Dili and Baucau.

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  • Angel Restaurant. The only restaurant left in town. They tend to close when they run out of customers so early dinners are recommended! $4.  edit

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  • Ayr Guesthouse, (next to the former UN compound now used as the police station). Basic twin bed rooms with mosquito nets and Mandi-style toilets & showers. Kept reasonably clean. You will need your own lock if you decide to go out of the room (locks are on inside of door) 10.00.  edit
  • Hotel Roberto Carlos, Estrada Rua. Basic double bed rooms without mosquito nets. Clean, meals available 45.00/room.  edit


Get out[edit]

Buses These leave for Dili/Baucau in the evening starting from about 5pm and then hourly until 8pm. There are some that leave much earlier (1am) but you should speak to locals to understand when. Costs approximately $7, journey times are 8 hours to Dili and 4 for Baucau. Be aware that you may need to book a seat on a bus as they are popular, you should also get on the bus as far in advance as possible. If you don't then you may lose your booked seat or not even get on the bus!

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