The Road to Buffalo

Oct 14, 12 The Road to Buffalo

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So after Pittsburgh it was onto Buffalo to meet Dan from Buffalo and Jay and Alex from Canada. It’s a long drive so along the way we checked out some abandoned hotels to break up the journey. Having spent too long nosing round the large complex of rooms we now have some time to make up to get to Buffalo before sunset.  Thanks...

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The Two Dans – Exploring Pittsburgh

Sep 28, 12 The Two Dans – Exploring Pittsburgh

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The next city on our whistle-stop tour was Pittsburgh. The city famous for its dying steel industry and having a million and one bridges. Our host for the day was the exuberant and entertaining Jeremy. After cruising over many of Pitts’ bridges, we slowly made our way out to Ohio to visit a half demoed asylum and Steubenville...

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A trip the country

Sep 24, 12 A trip the country

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Some friends invited me to go and explore an old convent. Sadly the night before I got drunk and wasn’t capable of talking, let alone having the most basic of faculties required to go exploring. Upon sobering up I saw their pictures of Flickr and knew that I had to go so when the opportunity arose to go with Rebecca and Danny...

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The Two Dans – Exploring in Philadelphia

Sep 19, 12 The Two Dans – Exploring in Philadelphia

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First city on the USA trip is Philadelphia the home of Rocky Balboa and cheese steaks. It turned out to be a bit of a culture shock. Unlike Europe, the abandonments we were to visit were in the heart of the city rather than the more rural areas we were used to. On top of that trespassing is a criminal offence in the USA, so we were...

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Road trip with a vengeance: Dan & Dan do America

Sep 12, 12 Road trip with a vengeance: Dan & Dan do America

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When the two Dan’s combine forces to Urbex America, you had better watch out -there’s a storm coming. Dan Marbaix and I are heading out to New York City, from there we aim to visit 10 states and 60 locations in 20 days. We will meeting up with the crème of the crop of our American Urbex cousins. Of course with a little...

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Urbex Photo Essay: IM Power Plant

Sep 10, 12 Urbex Photo Essay: IM Power Plant

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The silent watcher IM Power Plant is one of the foremost abandoned power plants on the continent. This coal fired monstrosity had been top of my to do list for some time.  A recent visit to Belgium, provided the perfect opportunity for myself and a small team, to visit and explore the wonders of industrial symmetry contained...

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