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5 travel features tagged “Hiking”

Where purposeless walking lives on

In a fast-paced world, the art of purposeless walking is fading. On these five spectacular trails, rediscover the benefits of wandering – no goal in sight.
Read more… 02 May 2014

Walking through Australia’s pure desert heart

With 223km of mountain trails, dusty tracks and narrow canyons, the Larapinta Trail offers deep desert absorption on one of Australia’s best long-distance walks.
Read more… 14 August 2013

Tasmania's greatest mountain quest

The Australian island state’s list of Abels – 160 peaks above 1,100m in altitude – is a complex hiking challenge modelled directly on Scotland’s famed Munros.
Read more… 25 January 2013

Exploring Queensland’s rainforest hinterland

Beyond the bikini-draped shores of Australia’s Gold Coast is a lush, subtropical wonderland of cascading waterfalls, bioluminescent mushrooms and rainforest retreats.
Read more… 15 January 2013

Hiking Australia’s Fraser Island

This 90km walk across the world’s largest sand island reveals a unique and untamed paradise of tropical rainforests, giant sand dunes and crystal blue lakes.
Read more… 21 November 2012

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