Urban Explorers Pursue A Dangerous Hobby

Urban adventurers explore abandoned buildings, subway tunnels, and other forbidden places.
January 2, 2002, 12pm PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"They illegally scramble, wriggle, tramp and shuffle their way into the inky blackness of steam and subway tunnels, shuttered factories and abandoned hospitals, prisons and missile silos...Their hobby is a horribly unsafe -- and potentially deadly...Undaunted, the explorers say the goal is to observe, not to vandalize. Their unofficial code: Look but don't touch...They chronicle excursions in online magazines (www.Infiltration.org is perhaps one of the best zines for enthusiasts.)"

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Published on Sunday, December 30, 2001 in The Washington Post
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