Saturday, January 30, 2016

Illegally Climbing Egypt's Great Pyramid

USA Today: Teen illegally scales Egypt's Great Pyramid

(NEWSER) – "I can't describe it in words … It was really unbelievable for me. It was absolutely amazing." That's how 18-year-old Andrej Ciesielski describes his incredible, yet illegal, climb to the top of the Great Pyramid of Giza in broad daylight on Jan. 18.

The German tourist, who writes about the experience on his blog, says he first visited Cairo before hiring a taxi to take him to Giza. Though climbing the oldest and largest of the three pyramids could result in a three-year jail term, or something far worse if he lost his footing, "I thought the photos would be worth it," Ciesielski says, per the Telegraph.

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WNU Editor: Yup .... one of the things on my "bucket list".

1 comment:

Unknown said...


Go to the Toltect capital, Teotihuacán, north of Mexico city. Climb the tallest pyramid. Look south(?) down the a Avenue of the Dead.

It will be just as good or better than Giza. You won't wind up on the wrong side of the law in a Muslim country.

I think you will get a high from doing this.