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.”
“There’s no harm in hoping for the best as long as you’re prepared for the worst“, or so the saying goes.
One of the given of almost any Urbex is the potential danger in which the action occurs.
This is true legally of course, from a safety point of view as well (see here).
Our Urbex playgrounds are usually fraught with dangers and perils. From falling objects to unstable platforms, the risk to one’s health are a bit higher then when let’s say, you’re partaking in flower macro-photography. Continue reading “First Aid Kits”
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)”
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.
Of all possible Urbex destinations, abandoned industrial sites are probably one of my favorites.
To paraphrase Henry Miller; I’ve always looked on industrial decay as being just as wonderful and rich an expression as growth.
To me, appart from infiltration (see here), industrial Urbex is the fucking Mecca of urban exploration. Continue reading “Industrial Urbex”