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Utah’s otherworldly Bryce Canyon and more images from around the world

Bryce yourself

Bryce Canyon – named after Mormon pioneer Ebenezer Bryce – is famed for its distinctive hoodoos, formed by frost, stream and lake erosion


Earlier this year I decided to retrace a road trip I took with my parents through America as a child. Starting in Los Angeles, I fnished up near the Grand Canyon fve weeks later. One of the highlights was a return to Bryce Canyon. The vertical hoodoos, some as high as 10-storey buildings, were as impressive as I had remembered. I woke while it was still dark to wait for the sunrise. When it crept over the horizon, the rock warmed to orange, casting long shadows. It was a breathtaking morning. It’s rare that a childhood travel memory revisited in adulthood matches the awe of seeing something for the frst time. Bryce Canyon more than did this.

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