Grand Silliness or Grand View at the Grand Canyon?
The Grand Canyon is now host to a truly cheap thrill.
Tribe leaders from the Hualapai Indian Reservation and Buzz “Hey Guys, remember me?” Aldrin formally opened a glass viewing platform perched on the edge of the canyon 1.2 km above the Colorado River below.
The horse-shoe shaped skywalk, a 30-million-dollar construction, is expected to double tourist traffic to the remote Reservation after it opens to the public on March 28.
NPR had this great preview yesterday, complete with a few fascinating illustrations.