Tuesday, March 26, 2013

The View From The Top Of The Great Pyramid

Vista: The Russians claim to have arrived early at the famous site on the outskirts of Cairo, where they waited in the shadows until official visitor opening hours were over to make their climb

The View From The TOP Of The Great Pyramid: Illicit Photos Taken By Tourists Who Secretly Climbed Wonder Of The World At Night -- Daily Mail

* Russians waited until visitor hours were over at the famous site before scaling the Great Pyramid
* Photographs capture the Sphinx and surrounding desert as seen from peak of enormous ancient structure

These photographs capture the views from the top of one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

A group of Russian tourists waited until official visiting hours were over at Egypt's famous Giza Necropolis, before scaling the enormous Great Pyramid as the sun began to set.

The Russians managed to escape the attention of security guards at the ancient site, allowing photographer Vitaliy Raskalov to snap pictures of the surrounding desert and the majestic Sphinx from the top of the 455ft structure.

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My Comment:
I know that this is not a war/defense/national security post .... but these pics are just awesome.

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