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
Topic |   United States

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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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Hiking through deep jungle in Doi Inthanon National Park, where rickety bridges and hidden waterfalls await intrepid explorers. Photo: Alamy

Hiking Doi Inthanon National Park in Chiang Mai, Thailand, home of country’s highest peak and a waterfall wonderland

  • Doi Inthanon is not only Thailand’s highest mountain but is also home to ethnic minority villages, hidden waterfalls and royal burial grounds
  • A two-day trek through the national park can include a night with a family from the local Karen tribe
Topic |   Asia travel

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Hiking through deep jungle in Doi Inthanon National Park, where rickety bridges and hidden waterfalls await intrepid explorers. Photo: Alamy
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