Couple Plunge to Death From Yosemite’s Taft Point for Proposals

Couple Plunge to Death From Yosemite: Two people who died in Yosemite National Park last week were identified as citizens of India living in the United States.

Couple Plunge to Death From Yosemite

The Rangers recovered the bodies of Vishnu Viswanath, 29, and Meenakshi Moorthy, 30, on steep terrain on Thursday below Taft Point, an area known for its spectacular views. It is said that the couple fell into the void while taking some photographs.

The young couple lived and worked in the United States. They had recently moved to New York after Viswanath took a job as a systems engineer at Cisco, based in San Jose.

Yosemite National Park has become a favorite place for photos of wedding engagements. Last week, photographer Matthew Dippel took a photo of two strangers at Taft Point. The image went viral after Dippel turned to social media to locate the couple. It’s about Charlie Bear and his girlfriend Melissa.

Although the cliff of Yosemite National Park is one of the most popular, it is also one of the most dangerous, since this year it has claimed the lives of 10 adventurers.

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CHASING SUNSETS or CHASING LIKES ??? 😛 … Sooo today on #socialmediabadasstribe we are talking about limits of #doitforthegram.😶Yeah sure it can be limitless but guys, we reaaaallly need to have boundaries(this is handy as life lessons too but we will revisit that later😉) A lot of us including yours truly is a fan of daredevilry attempts of standing at the edge of cliffs ⛰and skyscrapers🌆, but did you know that wind gusts can be FATAL??? ☠️ Is our life just worth one photo? … When we squirm at another selfie attempt gone south 😱 from a skyscraper, let’s remember to save that in our core memory 🧠 and not the memory dump 🛢(I am still on the Inside Out 🎬 train y'all 😬) Same applies when we get our knickers in a twist and hog a spot till we get the perfect shot🙄 I know I know, I am guilty as charged for all of this 🤦‍♀️ and if I didn’t have Mr. Two Goody Shoes, Vishnu 🤭 with me, I am not even sure if I would have written this post. … Let us all try to be responsible digital citizens and use our “numbers” to be transparent and honest, shall we?🤗 None of us is perfect and the more we accept it and share our flaws as much as our wins, we are one step closer to creating a sane social media without the scary brouhahas.💕✨ … Still there?👀 Woohoo, a backflip is in order, or wait maybe a pizza? 🍕 What about a unicorn ice-cream 🦄 🍦 with some Disney-approved cotton candy 🍭🍬 and pixie dust infused sprinkles 🧚‍♀️ if…..IF you could tell me the one time you were effin’ proud of being candid and real AF in social media? 😎 … PS – Not sponsored but sweatshirt is from @radearthsupply • • • #grandcanyonnps #northrim #instagramaz #visitarizona #travelarizona #shotzdelight #discovertheroad #usaroadtrip #visittheusa #outdoorsusa #exploretheusa #womenwhoexplore #iamtb #radparks #thediscoverer #gtgi #sheisnotlost #wearetravelgirls #hikemore #radgirlslife #travelreality #dreamscape @womenwhoexplore @visit_arizona @visittheusa @shotzdelight

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In fact, through her Instagram, the same Meenakshi Moorthy warned others about the dangers of posing on the edge of the Grand Canyon


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