Is there a particularly conducive time of the year for Urbexing around ? Are there “Urbex prone seasons” ? Personally, and to paraphrase John Ruskin, I consider “there is no such thing as bad Urbex weather, only different kinds of good Urbex weather.”
I previously admited my fondness for old cemeteries, in this blog. It should come to no surprise then, I am also fond of abandoned hospitals, asylums and sanatoriums. Not quiet for the same reason though.
To me, abandoned medical institution, introduce an entirely different level of curiosity and intrigue compared to regular abandoned house, as they symbolise brief moments of passage in people’s existence. Almost an obligatory transition in the course of normal life.
Maybe also, because as R.W. Emerson once stated “Society is nothing but a hospital of incurables.” Continue reading “Abandoned Hospitals”
Cemetery Exploration (CemEx)
I like old cemeteries and graveyards.
And it’s not ONLY because I am a gloom and doom person.
I love graveyards, really I do. To some, it might sound morbid, but to me, there’s nothing dark about the natural cycles of life. Somehow, death reminds me how alive I am. Continue reading “Cemetery Exploration (CemEx)”
Legal Aid II : Infiltration
“Live” site infiltration is an enterprise that often makes for aspiring Urbexer’s wet dreams.
Simply put, infiltration is the act of unauthorized entry into places of activity that are forbidden to the public (or outside opening hours). The main difference with regular Urbex is that target sites are still operating, buzzing with life and animation. No ruins here… Continue reading “Legal Aid II : Infiltration”
Rural Exploration (RurEx)
Tired of city madness? Taking a break from urban hysteria? Getting back in touch with your “inner nature”? Rurex may just be what the doctor ordered then!!
Probably not, though. Ha.