Tourist from Germany falls to his death at Machu Picchu, posing for picture of himself

Posted on July 4, 2016 • Filed under: Peru, Tourist Killed reported a German tourist died when he fell off a cliff while posing for a picture at the ancient site of Machu Picchu.

Oliver Park reportedly went into a restricted area near a ravine in the Peruvian Andes on Wednesday despite safety signs and warnings from wardens, officials said.

The 51-year-old lost his footing and while posing for a photograph of himself jumping as if in flight, the BBC reported. He slipped and fell 100 metres into the ravine, which is strewn with rocks and jungle, local media said …. Read Article

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