Archive for December, 2012

Bibi Malae


We’ve been in Timor-Leste for a few weeks now & although we’ve seen plenty of goats, they are very elusive & camera shy. Funny to note though (considering our hatred of sheep), that the tetum word for goat is ‘bibi’ & the tetum word for ‘sheep’ is ‘bibi malae’ … which literarally means ‘foreign goat’ or ‘gringo goat’ since malae is the word used for us white folks.

There’s also lots of roosters & pigs here, here’s some baby pig we met, that’ll have to do for now: