mercredi 21 mars 2007

Tourisme en hauteur


Souffrant du vertige, je me trouvais bien courageux de marcher sur le plancher de verre à 533 mètres d’altitude au sommet de la Tour du CN de Toronto. Que diriez-vous de prendre une petite marche en n’ayant qu’entre vos pieds et 1200 mètres d’altitude qu’une simple couche de vitre? Passez faire un tour au Grand Canyon Skywalk!

Situé dans la partie Nord de l’Arizona, cette nouvelle attraction touristique se trouve en plein cœur de la réserve amérindienne des Hualapai. Quand je vous disais que plusieurs personnes sont tentées de laisser tomber leurs traditions pour faire plaisir aux touristes, en voici encore un très bel exemple. D’ailleurs, plusieurs membres de la tribu n’appréciaient guère la construction du Skywalk mais leurs demandes sont passées sous silence. Ils ont quand même donné leur bénédiction au projet en bénissant littéralement le site il y a de cela quelques jours.

Mais qu’est-ce que le Grand Canyon Skywalk? Tout simplement un espèce de « U » géant en verre qui vous permettra une petite balade à quelques 1200 mètres d’altitude! Coût de production : 30 millions! On espère attirer environ 600 000 visiteurs chaque année, principalement des touristes en vacances à Las Vegas.





Pour aller vous balader là-dessus, vous devrez porter une paire de bottes spéciales pour éviter les égratignures sur les vitres d’une épaisseur de 2,8 pouces. On se croirait au bowling! Selon les créateurs, la structure peut supporter le poids de 71 avions et résiste très bien au tremblement de terre. Par contre, on limitera quand même à 120 le nombre d’utilisateurs en même temps sur le verre. Pourtant, on parle de 2 millions de livres de vitre et d’acier! Je sais bien que les Américains sont gros mais y a quand même des limites!

Il vous en coûtera 25$ pour accéder au Skywalk, en plus d’avoir à débourser 28$ en droit d’accès à la réserve-parc amérindienne. L’inauguration du Grand Canyon Skywalk s’est déroulé hier en présence du 2e homme à avoir posé le pied sur le Lune, et j’ai nommé Buzz Aldrin.

1200 mètres de haut, très peu pour moi! Si je suis à la recherche de sensations fortes, je regarderai un match du Canadien avec Aebischer dans les buts!

22 commentaires:

Anonyme a dit…

Oh, c'est génial! Je voudrais vraiment l'essayer!

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chuck a dit…

Gui Gui the best for life!!!
Canadiens is the best!!!
Je vote vert!!!
Vive le fédéralisme!!!

p.s. C'est hut staffaire la mais canadiens va gagner la coupe!!!

chuck a dit…

Ce sit la c'est le best www.cpcml.ca

daniela 1c. a dit…

Ca a l'air tellement h0t!! Je veux full y alleer! J'ai déja hâte d'aller à la tour du CN à Toronto =)

Camille Masbourian a dit…

Wow! J'aimerais vraiment essayer ce truc, histoire de voir quelle impression ça donne. Ça doit quand même être assez spécial. La tour du CN aussi j'aimerais y aller un jour. En tout cas, j'espère que c'est aussi solide qu'ils le disent!!

Anonyme a dit…

WooW! sa doit vraiment etre fou se tenir au dessus de 1200 m d'altitude.. avec une planche de verre transparent sous nos pieds! Moi j'irais bien!

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ils devrai faire des barriere enti suicide moi je trouve que c une belle mort
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