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Kerala man, wife die after falling 800 feet in California's Yosemite National Park

NEW YORK: In a tragic incident, a Kerala couple died after falling 800 feet in an area with steep terrain in California's Yosemite National Park this week, according to a media report.

Vishnu Viswanath, 29, and Meenakshi Moorthy, 30, fell to their deaths from Taft Point in Yosemite National Park.

They were identified Monday as a married couple from India living in the United States, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.

The report said that the couple had recently moved from New York after Viswanath took a job as a systems engineer at Cisco, based in San Jose.


Together, they chronicled their adventures of travelling around the world in a blog called 'Holidays and HappilyEverAfters'.


Rangers recovered their bodies on the steep terrain Thursday below Taft Point, a popular tourist spot that offers spectacular views of the Yosemite Valley, Yosemite Falls, and El Capitan.

Visitors had spotted the bodies a day earlier.

Park spokesman Jamie Richards was quoted as saying in the r…