A large part of what I find appealing about urbex is that feeling when stepping beyond those locked gates and thresholds that most never cross. It’s about the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of and experience something usually reserved for a chosen few. And sometimes it’s a chance to step back in time; to […]Read More Urban Exploration – The Daily Grind
Above the streets of Adelaide sits a long forgotten and now abandoned Chinese Restaurant. I vaguely remember this still being open in the very early 90s but I knew that it had been closed for at least twenty years ago. Of course I needed to see what remained of my hazy memories! So, on an […]Read More Urban Exploration – Hidden Dragon
It’s amazing what lies beyond inconspicuous doorways. Places thousands of people walk past on a daily basis without a second thought. Such was the case with Joyland. Several months ago, a fleeting opportunity presented itself and I was invited to explore the remnants of a 1960s era Adelaide store. The first area of the building […]Read More Urban Exploration: Joyland
For a long time, this was my white whale – the one building that eluded me. Hemmed in on two sides by modern office towers, boarded up at the front whilst also fronting a busy city street, and shuttered windows to the side fronting a side street. All these factors conspired to render this building […]Read More Urban Exploration: Darling Building.