Posted by | April 29, 2013
Global Glimpses: Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

  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 | April 26, 2013
Global Glimpses: Grand Fond, St Barths

  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 | April 22, 2013
Global Glimpses: Chiang Mai, Thailand

  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 | April 19, 2013
Global Glimpses: Galapagos, Ecuador

  “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 | April 15, 2013
Global Glimpses: Cape Flats, South Africa

  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 | April 12, 2013
Global Glimpses: Hong Kong, China

  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 | April 8, 2013
Global Glimpses: Perito Moreno, Argentina

  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 | April 5, 2013
Global Glimpses: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

  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 | April 1, 2013
Global Glimpses: Helsinki, Finland

  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 | March 29, 2013
Global Glimpses: Black River, Jamaica

  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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