Indian couple falls to death 800 feet in California's Yosemite National Park

Indian Couple Killed After Falling 800 Feet From California Park's Taft Point

Identities Of Yosemite Visitors Released In Taft Point Fatalities

Park officials said Monday, Oct. 29, 2018 they were 29-year-old Vishnu Viswanath and his 30-year-old female companion, Meenakshi Moorthy.

Viswanath, who Cisco India said was a software engineer at the company's San Jose, California, headquarters, and Moorthy had set up their tripod near the ledge on Tuesday evening, Viswanath's brother, Jishnu Viswanath, told The Associated Press.

The duo's married life was detailed in a travel blog called "Holidays and HappilyEverAfters", where they wrote about their recent vacations and posted photos of themselves in front of landscapes and monuments such as the Eiffel tower.

The bodies of the couple were found about 800 feet down a steep cliff from Taft Point.

Investigators are looking into how the couple fell or what had occurred when the accident happened at the famous spot which is a favourite place for tourists from around the world to take scenic and memorable photos.

"We still don't have any clear idea exactly what happened", park spokeswoman Jamie Richards told the newspaper.

The College of Engineering, Chengannur, in India wrote in a Facebook post that the couple were alumni of a computer science and engineering program. On the cover of Vishnu Viswanath's Facebook page is a picture of the two of them smiling on the edge of a cliff at the Grand Canyon.

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She posed at the edge of the Grand Canyon wearing a Wonder Woman costume, writing, "A lot of us including yours truly is a fan of daredevilry attempts of standing at the edge of cliffs - and skyscrapers".

Earlier, the National Park Service had said in a statement that the recovery operation for a male and female visitor who had died in the fall from Taft Point was completed on the afternoon of October 25.

After taking the picture, the photographer went to the spot to meet the couple but could not find them. Park rangers used "technical climbing and rappelling techniques" and worked in tandem with the California Highway Patrol, who provided a helicopter for the search, to successfully recover the bodies of the deceased on Thursday, the release stated. Two Goody Shoes, Vishnu with me, I am not even sure if I would have written this post. "None of us is ideal 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", they wrote.

"It gave me goosebumps to be honest", said Matteson.

It is understood she had wanted to work full-time as a travel blogger.

Last month an Israeli teenager accidentally fell to his death while taking a selfie from another part of the world-renowned park.

Ten people have died in Yosemite this year, six of whom fell to their deaths. "I will be also shining my pink light of positivity from time to time, on what can get use close to the ever elusive 'happily-ever-afters, ' or whatever that sh-t means". "I mean, it's very treacherous out there", said Matteson.

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