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The Skywalk of Grand Canyon

Explore # 363 on Tuesday, January 22, 2008 - my 27th

 

Grand Canyon is known as one of the "Seven Wonders of the World"

 

Now at the West Rim, an all-glass balcony-like "Skywalk"- extends over the edge of the Grand Canyon, 4,000 feet (1,200 meters) above the Colorado River. I wanted to test how far my fear of heights can hold on this walk but an entrance fee of 29 dollars and the prohibition of cellphones and cameras on the site have scared me even more, lol. For what good would it be to battle against my own fear if I won't have the prize to take pictures while I am at the "skywalk"? And worst is, I was burning with flu.

 

By the way, they have their own commercial photographer to take your photo. :-(. So you know what that means.

 

Additional note: You also have to change your footwear. You'll be provided with a pair so as not to scratch the glass flooring. Think about it: You'll be walking on a transparent flooring overlooking from a height of 4000 feet and watch the river below you !!! If you have fear for heights, this is definitely NOT for you.

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Taken on December 29, 2007