Tourist dies at the Grand Canyon

March 29th, 2019
Tourist dies at the Grand Canyon
The Grand Canyon is one of the most popular and widely recognizable tourist attractions in the world, but unfortunately, it can also be quite dangerous. Steep inclines, sharp drops, and precarious trails mean you need to be on high alert, no matter how badly you want to get that Instagram photo. Just yesterday, a Macau man, who was part of a tour group from Hong Kong, fell to his death at Eagle Point near the Skywalk. The Skywalk offers views as far as 4,000 feet into the canyon. The man fell about 1,000 feet below the rim, where a helicopter was sent to retrieve his body. According to Alice Chan Cheung Lok-yee, executive director of the Travel Industry Council of Hong Kong, “The trip to the national park was part of a self-pay activity, and the entire group was guided by the Hong Thai tour guide and a local ... read more
Source: on 2019-03-29By Eben Diskin




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