China aims to build Its own Yellowstone on the Tibetan plateau. Angsai, an area inside the Sanjiangyuan region in Qinghai province. Photo: AP/Ng Han Guan

Yellowstone Park to be the blueprint for Chinese network of national parks, starting on Tibetan plateau

  • Yellowstone, the world’s first national park, is the inspiration for China’s plan to create its own system of parks
  • Chinese officials have visited US national parks and met with global conservation experts
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China aims to build Its own Yellowstone on the Tibetan plateau. Angsai, an area inside the Sanjiangyuan region in Qinghai province. Photo: AP/Ng Han Guan
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The San Juan River bends in Goosenecks State Park, Utah, in the United States. Photo: Tamara Hinson

Canyon-hopping in Utah’s great outdoors – a place for stargazers, history buffs, and fans of Western films to get away from it all

  • There are a fistful of reasons for fans of The Lone Ranger and Billy the Kid, history buffs and those looking to escape the crowds to visit western desert state
  • Ancient petroglyphs, stunning scenery and star-splattered skies are just rewards for venturing beyond Utah’s famed national parks
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The San Juan River bends in Goosenecks State Park, Utah, in the United States. Photo: Tamara Hinson
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