Author: Asha Tanna
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A male chimp in the Budongo Forest Reserve, Uganda photo ©Asha Tanna 2012

Pucon

January 23, 2016

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The bus pulled into Pucon around 7am. The whole town was asleep. I staggered through the deserted streets to find my hostel. First impressions of the town was it looked like a ski resort. Wooden chalets lined the road and in -between were bars, restaurants and adventure tour companies.         Posters in all of […]

Back to the city – Santiago part 2

January 20, 2016

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After leaving Juan Fernandez I flew back to Santiago to think where I was gonna head next, up or down the country. The father and son I met diving advised me if I was headed south to get to Pucon. The scenery was meant to be breath-taking. It’s a part of Chile known as the […]

Two legs are better than four

January 20, 2016

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 Hiking on the island can be done on two legs or on four. My first and last experience of horse riding was in 2007 in the foothills of the Andes in Buenos Aires with the most beautiful man I have ever clapped eyes on (my Argentinian guide) with a horse that had a temperament much […]

Robinson Crusoe Island

January 15, 2016

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        I am on a island in the Juan Fernandez archipelago. Words cannot begin to describe what I feel when I wake up being in this remote part of the world. The Pacific Ocean is outside my window, I am the only person staying in this lodge and there are two other tourists i’ve […]

BORAGó 

January 15, 2016

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The first time I heard about Boragó was probably three months ago. I was sat at my kitchen table in Istanbul reading the Financial Times Magazine. The word Santiago bounced off the page and my eyes darted across the article.      Fifty of the Best Restaurants Award had named it as 8th in the world. […]

Santiago

January 15, 2016

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It’s been five months since I last hit the road. I cannot tell you the buzz and relief I felt when I sat on the plane to fly home on January 1st. My pit stop to refuel on TLC from my parents, drink champagne and eat amazing food was short. Two days later I was […]

Saudi Arabia

December 14, 2015

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Everyone has an opinion about Saudi Arabia, but the reality is few people will ever have the opportunity to see it for themselves. This week I was posted to the capital Riyadh for seven days. Entry into SA is strict. Women cannot go unless chaperoned by their husbands or fathers. As a correspondent for TRT […]

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