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Posted by anja | April 29, 2013

  I snapped a shot of this white-faced capuchin monkey during my visit to Manuel Antonio National Park in Costa Rica, in October 2010. This small but beautiful tract of...

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Posted by anja | April 26, 2013

  In December 2010, I spent four days on one of the Caribbean’s most exclusive islands, St Barths, on magazine assignment to cover a classic luxury hotel. It wasn't the...

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Posted by anja | April 22, 2013

  April 2010. Chiang Mai, northern Thailand. Solo trip. Visit to Wat Sri Suphan one late afternoon that stretched into evening. Highlight: A chat with Touy Yai, a heavy-set 22-year-old...

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Posted by anja | April 19, 2013

  “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.” In September 2010, I...

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Posted by anja | April 15, 2013

  Gugulethu is one of South Africa’s fastest developing townships, just outside of Cape Town. When I visited in winter 2010, my new friend Ronel took me to the famous...

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Posted by anja | April 12, 2013

  In March 2011, I spent a couple of days in Hong Kong en route back from Hainan Island. While there were many aspects to the city that I loved,...

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Posted by anja | April 8, 2013

  In April 2007, I took a ten-day solo trip through Patagonia, in southern Chile and Argentina. Among the highlights was a visit to mighty Perito Moreno, the humongous glacier...

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Posted by anja | April 5, 2013

  Spring 2005. Cambodia. My first trip to Asia. Pictured here is a pack of boys in the Killing Fields, a half an hour's ride south of Phnom Penh. Choeung...

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Posted by anja | April 1, 2013

  Sauna is seen as a sacred place in Finland, where babies were once born and ailments treated. Finns still take their sweating needs seriously so when I visited Helsinki...

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Posted by anja | March 29, 2013

  In winter 2007, I joined a friend who was researching a guidebook to Jamaica for a two-week exploration of the island. I loved (and hated) many things about Jamaica...

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