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.

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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.