Wandelen op ruim 1200 meter hoogte

De Skywalk, het observatieplatform op ruim 1.200 meter hoogte, wordt officieel ingewijd door voormalig maanwandelaar Edwin ‘Buzz’ Aldrin en enkele andere vip’s. Foto AFP Astronaut Buzz Aldrin and other VIP guests make the ceremonial first steps on the Skywalk at Grand Canyon West on the Hualapai Indian Reservation in Arizona, 20 March 2007. The USD 30 million glass-bottomed walkway juts out 70 feet from the rim at an evelation of 4,000 feet above the Colorado River. The Hualapai tribe hopes this one-of-a-kind attraction will lure tourists to the remote area approximiately 2.5 hours from Las Vegas by car. AFP PHOTO / Robyn BECK AFP