urban exploration

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urban exploration

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(Other Non-sporting Hobbies) a recreational activity in which people explore derelict urban structures such as abandoned sewers or underground railways or attempt to access areas which are closed to the public such as the roofs of skyscrapers
Often shortened to: urbex
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The residents of the Maua building, an abandoned hotel that lay empty for 17 years, moved in 10 years ago and lovingly renovated it to create a vibrant community hub.
The residents of the Maua building, an abandoned hotel that lay empty for 17 years, moved in ten years ago and lovingly renovated it to create a vibrant community hub.
Officers found the bodies of 20-year-old Wuttisan Wongtalay and the baby in an abandoned hotel in Phuket province after receiving reports of the video.
Cuomo today announced the approval of a $750,000 grant award to advance the total transformation of an abandoned hotel into a state-of-the-art assisted living apartment complex for 150 seniors in Montgomery County.
This once abandoned hotel, now a packed shelter for children of all ages.
As soon as the Sunday People team arrived at the abandoned hotel on the outskirts of Kos town we were besieged by pitiful refugees.
And in "Eclipse," the protagonist drinks with ghosts in an abandoned hotel before going to sleep on the "cold slab" grave of a woman who apparently went mad and died in the desert.
He doesn't like obvious beauty, he said, which explains the stunning shots of an abandoned hotel in Xai Xai, and a 19th century church in Tanzania, people against shop shutters, patterns on hotel floors, a colour-depleted butchery.
Families fled their homes as the fighting intensified, and at one point, the militants stormed an abandoned hotel in the Kirkuk city centre.
Cassie and her companions have holed up in an abandoned hotel near the destroyed alien army base, waiting for Evan Walker.
FOR DOGS (2009) FOR DOGS (2009) 6HOTEL 6HOTEL TWO foster kids turn an abandoned hotel into a haven for dogs as they offer a home for strays from all over the city.