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September Urbex News - errrr September 2013 - 09/03/2013
First off some underground news, off to The Guardian with Roman tunnels being mapped under Rome. Canadian ghost towns anyone ? The Toronto Star has an interesting article on ghost towns around Ontario, the article does go on to say that "urban explorers break into abandoned buildings" - No one I know breaks into buildings - but I'm sure it does go on, but it might just be a Canadian thing ?? Blimey you see some news on a ghost town and another one turns up, this time the French town of Goussainville-Vieux features in an article in the Independent Whilst trying to avoid the Daily Mail, up comes photos of a German abandoned mansion on Fearnet , you may have seen this place before, but all rather good. Most urban explorers I know are simply nosey photographers - we don't have get a bad press at times, mostly by the local rags these days. The large majority of  us are history and heritage buffs and a good many being dark tourists - where this story falls is open to debate, but history should not allow us to forget the brutality of war - particularly with the brave participants of World War 2 numbering less day by day. The French village of Oradour-sur-Glane features in this Guardian article .The scene of a wartime atrocity with the slaying of 642, places like this need to be preserved - but in these times of austerity will they be saved ? Finally on to the Daily Mail , with Toxeth Reservoir, a must read, in fact read this one instead in the Times of Mumbai. Sadly we do have...

September Urbex News - errrr September 2013



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