Egypt: Russian tourist relives dangerous climb up Cheops Pyramid

Posted on March 27, 2013 • Filed under: Egypt, Tourist Stories

As recorded by, “A daredevil Russian photographer has described how he sneaked up to the top of the Cheops Pyramid at Giza, Cairo, risking up to three years in prison to take some amazing snaps. Safely home in Moscow, Russia, 20-year-old Vitali Raskalova described how he and his friends had to hide from the tourist police for five hours at the tomb near the base of the pyramid before making the climb, which is forbidden because it is dangerous and also to protect the ancient structure.” Read Article

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