Hiking Kings Canyon in Watarrka National Park The steps before me were natural red rock and offered a steep climb – the first leg on a 3.7-mile loop to see a majestic canyon and laze in paradise. Named Heartbreak Hill – sometimes even known as Heart...

Hiking Mountainous Dunes in Namib-Naukluft Park As the sun beat down on the Namib Desert, my bare feet began to burn, and I raced for the crest of the massive dune. Crossing the top quickly, I shot down the shaded side of the hill and plunged...