Forbidden photos from the Pyramids

By Marnie Hunter, CNNUpdated 28th March 2013
Do not try this on your next vacation.
Egyptian authorities cracked down on climbing the Pyramids at Giza in the 1980s, but that didn't stop adventurer Vitaliy Raskalov and his friends from dodging local guards this year to take a few very hard-to-get shots from atop the Great Pyramid.
The Russian photographer said his motivation was simple: "We saw the old photographs of the Pyramids and decided to climb on it."
He also said he wasn't aware of the risk and illegality, but reports that Raskalov's previous daredevil activities (skywalking on the Russky Island Bridge) landed him in custody suggest otherwise.
CNN's Jonathan Mann reports on a daredevil photographer who illegally climbed Egypt's great pyramid to take photographs.
But there's no denying that the photos from his latest illicit romp are spectacular.