Here is some information from the brochures you can find around the place:
Sathorn Unique Tower is our first residential project in downtown Bangkok. The tower is 49 floors with the total of 659 residential units and 54 retails, located only less than 200 meters from BTS : Taksin station. Sathorn Unique Tower is also located at the edge of old commercial town of Charernkrung meets the new international business zone of Silom-Sathorn roads. It sits on a horseshoe blend, which is considered as the best place for overlook at the Bangkok’s grand cityscape and the charm of the Chaopraya River.
Here is some information from the brochures you can find around the place:
One of the most interesting places for Urban Explorers in Cambodia is Bokor Hill Mountain Station. This is a group of French Colonial buildings, including – Hotel Casino, Gothic Church, Royal Residency and Post Office. The best way to reach it is by renting a scooter from Kampot in Southern Cambodia. Make sure you are up early. Reaching the complex from Kampot require more than 60-90 minutes.Continue reading “Urbanista #25 Exploring Abandoned Bokor Hill Station, Cambodia”
Salvador Andreu, better known as “Dr. Andreu,” was the wealthiest physician in Barcelona in the 1920s. He used the great fortune he accumulated by a pharmaceutical invention to purchase large plots of land, and catering to the growing wealthy Catalan bourgeoisie class, developed Tibidabo Avenue, an elegant avenue running along the city’s highest peak.Continue reading “Urbanista #24 The Bunker in Ex Russian Embassy/Consulate in Barcelona, Spain”
At number 17 on calle Ramelleres, there is a circular window known as “El Torno” or “The Lathe” of the Orphans. Single mothers were frowned upon in these days and they left their children through this hole so that the nuns would take responsibility for them instead.
In the heart of El Raval in Barcelona thousands of people passing daily next to this small wooden inlet that was once attached to the House of Mercy. Next to it on the left you can find a metal plate with slot for coins, used to anonymously drop off donations for the church. Continue reading “Urbanista #23 Babe Drop-Off or “The Lathe” of the Orphans in Barcelona, Spain”
The opening ceremony was attended by several Burmese big-wigs including General Khin Nyunt, who was then Secretary-1 of the State Law and Order Restoration Council. The military was proud of the park and hailed it as a “world-class” Continue reading “Urbanista #22 The Abandoned Amusement Theme Park-Game City in Yangon, Myanmar”
Protagonista of this article is one abandoned castle at “Santa Coloma de Cervello” Cataluña, Spain. This place is famous with the paranormal activities witnessed by many visitors in the last 50 years. Many people reported that they encounter ghosts or they have heard strange sounds and voices.
Anyway our mission was to make some good photos and short video. The day was warm and the sky was clear. We didn’t come across any zombies or crazy phenomena, but the place is definitely Continue reading “Urbanista #21 The Abandoned Castle Torre Salvana in Santa Coloma de Cervello, Spain”
The plan of the prison is following classical rules of Panopticon.
The scheme of the design is to allow all inmates of an institution to be observed by a single watchman without the inmates being able to tell Continue reading “Urbanista #20 La Modelo Prison-Barcelona, Spain”
Tesla says that all its vehicles, Model S, X and 3, can “comfortably accommodate this surfboard on either the inside or outside of the vehicle.”
“Designed by the Tesla Design Studio in collaboration with Lost Surfboards and Matt “Mayhem” Biolos, surfboard shaper for World Surf Continue reading “Limited edition Tesla Surfboard-SOLD OUT”
Thuy Tien is situated just 8 kilometers outside Huong Thuy town in Hue, by the Thuy Tien Lake. This abandoned water park is hidden in the jungle, but recently become very popular and many tourists heading daily there to visit its ghost structures.
Ho Thuy Tien, which cost nearly three million dollars to build, opened to the public outside of the Vietnamese city of Hue in 2004. It was only half-finished, but that didn’t matter. Continue reading “Urbanista #19 Exploring the Abandoned Thuy Tien Lake Aquapark, Vietnam”
Soviet period has drastically changed the urban face of Kaunas and we can still find two unfinished objects from this period, referred by locals as „ghosts “and „monsters“.
These concrete buildings were supposed to become hotels, but the lack of funding halted the Continue reading “Urbanista #18 The Abandoned Hotels of Kaunas, Lithuania”
The abandoned farmhouse in this article is located in El Prat, Barcelona right near the bed of river El Prat. It was abandoned during the construction of Mandela Bridge, situated on 50 meters from the farm. We took a short bicycle trip to El Prat reserve and on the way we came across this hidden beauty.
You can see the house from the main road or from the Bridge and use the small pathway to reach it. Continue reading “Urbanista #17 Abandoned Rural Farm #1 at El Prat, Barcelona-Spain”
The area with the abandoned fortifications in Liepaja Lithuania’s, was our final destination during Shanomag Baltic trip. After the dungeons of few nuclear rocket bases and few abandoned airports reaching the sea was great release. With color domination of grey, this place keep very special mood.
The bunker structures are one of the most visually expressive coastal defense lines in Latvia. The majority of the fortifications have been destroyed. Situated at Continue reading “Urbanista #16 Abandoned Liepaja Battery No.3 Coastal Defense Fortification, Lithuania”
Dozens of sculptures were installed at Thuy Tien Tourist Resort, but the resort stopped operations more than five years ago, so many of the works have been vandalised. Meanwhile, statues located at the Bavico Resort Continue reading “Urbanista #15 Exploring abandoned Thuy Tien sculpture creation camp, Hue, Vietnam”
On the way to the airport of Louangphabang or Luang Prabang in Laos you can’t missed the silhouette of Asian pagoda style building of the old international terminal of the city on the left side of the road. It is situated 500-1000m from the new International Terminal.
Luang Prabang got rid of its old terminal building in 2013. The old building was not enough to support the growing needs of faster service for all international and domestic flights.
Now it is left to decay and disappear silently into the jungle surroundings. At least for now…. Continue reading “Urbanista #14 Abandoned Old Terminal Luang Prabang, Laos”
These days, there’s no excuse for not using a sharp hook every time we cast a line. Hook technology has come a long way. Modern hooks are lighter, finer, stronger, and – most importantly – sharper straight from Continue reading “Tie knots like Pro”
When the United States started building underground military bases, the Soviet Union felt it had to maintain its military advantage. For that reason in September 1960 in the village of Plokščiai the Soviets began to build rapidly an underground military base, one of the first in the S. U. The shore of the nearby Plateliai lake and the Plokštinė forests Continue reading “Urbanista #13 Plokštinė Ballistic Missile Launch Base-Cold War Museum, Lithuania”
This Storage bunker once kept the warheads for the secret missile launch base in Plokštinė in Lithuania.
The site appears to have been Continue reading “Urbanista #12 Abandoned Nuclear Warhead Missiles Storage Lithuania”
The first location I visited in Latvia was this abandoned air defense ex-soviet military base. As any other Military buildings this Radio division was built as economically as possible using standard design.
The Devision Complex is organized around 5 service buildings in the open are outside the Continue reading “Urbanista #11 Abandoned Rucava’s Soviet Radio Communications Military Base”
Today’s stalker trip is – an Abandoned Paper Mill near Barcelona. El Cartonera – El Papiol was build in 1793 and the mill was one of the most productive paper and carton mills in the area. In the beginning of 20 century diesel engines replaced the water mills. The building has 5 floors and 180 windows.
After massive flooding in 1983 some parts of the buildings collapsed and the Factory closed doors forever. Some parts of the three main buildings
Some small trees plantation can be found inside the conveyor pipe – next to the connecting points. Strong winds hitting the structure most Continue reading “Urbanista #9 Cement Plant Conveyor”
The first building from the headquarters was built in 1844. Sponsored by Royal “Carrabiners” this Guard post has been used for monitoring the coast line sailing, and preventing contraband of tobacco. The climate in the area during this period was reason for malaria and tuberculoses.
The main plan of the buildings include 3 main blocks, connected in square and one side from Continue reading “Urbanista #8 Abandoned Caserna del Carrabiners”
The House of the signals is abandoned building from XIX century. Good choice for half day trip or picnic, because it is located inside reserve od Delta del Llobregat. You can combine it with visit to Caserna dels Carrabiners which is 150 meters away.Access is free and save because the building has been renovated into park Mirador(Watch Tower).
Build on massive 3 meters stone blocks to resist sea power it has been used for naval navigation and for early informing for contraband ships.
It used to communicate by flag signals with the Continue reading “Urbanista #7 Abandoned Casa de Semafor”
The first prisoners arrived in Dachau on March 22, 1933, two days after the acting Munich Chief of Police and Reichsführer SS Heinrich Himmler announced the camp’s creation.
During the first year, the camp held about 4,800 prisoners and by 1937 the number had risen to 13,260. Initially the internees consisted primarily of German Communists, Continue reading “Urbanista #6 Dachau Concentration camp”
My keywords update for Munich 2017 + Gallery with few photos
Food and Drinks:
Beerhales: Augustiner. Home-brew Beer on place. All hosted by one of the greatest Bavarian beer producers.
tips: Market Place area(Viktualienmarkt)
Architecture and Landscape sightseeings: Continue reading “Weekend in Munich”
There are thousands of secret structures, underground tunnels, temples and hidden paths in one of most visited and interesting place in Peru – The Sacred Valley. They still remain untouched and somehow resist of the vast amount of tourist crossing it every day. The Valley is also called Urubamba Valley because of the great river ofUrubamba. It is situated over the mountains North from Cuzco in the heart of the Inca’s Empire, and it connects Continue reading “Peruvian Mysteries #1 The Head of The Inca”
One of the craziest guys – MustangWanted. Ukrainian urban climber and Internet celebrity. He is known for the high-altitude stunts he performs around the world with no safety equipment. On 19–20 August 2014, he climbed Kotelnicheskaya Embankment Building, one of the Seven Sisters (a group of skyscrapers in Moscow designed in the Stalinist style), painted the spire in blue and raised the Ukrainian flag on the top Continue reading “Mustang Wanted-Roofer and Urbex Climber”
Hidden on the North-West of Island of Cyprus, one small village, still keep memories of what happened around 40 years ago. Until the Turkish invasion of 1974, the town of Kormakitis was known as a center of Maronite culture, but according to United Nations estimates only 165 Maronites remained in Northern Cyprus in 2001. The village school was constructed in 1962, and it was able to enroll 210 students and employ seven Continue reading “Urbanista #5 Kormakitis’ abandoned elementary school in Cyprus”
Varosha is an abandoned southern quarter of the Cypriot city of Famagusta. Prior to the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974, it was the modern tourist area of the city, and one of the most important tourist destinations in the world. Its inhabitants fled during the invasion, when it came under Turkish control, and it has remained abandoned and under the occupation of the Turkish Armed Forces ever since. As of 2016, the quarter continues to be uninhabited and is described as a ghost town. Entry is forbidden to the public. Continue reading “Urbanista #4 The Abandoned resort Varosha(Famagusta) in Cyprus”
Strange ruins can be found if you visit Montjuic hill in Barcelona, Spain. The one which attracted us is situated from the north stairways leading to National Palace in Barcelona. My searches in Internet weren’t leading to anything useful except links to galleries with photos from the abandoned amusement park in Montjuic from the 70’s.
And one day I saw old b&w photo of some crazy Disneyland like composition under the ancient shade of the palace. When i googled again with adding Continue reading “Urbanista #3 The Abandoned funicular at Palau Nacional de Montjuic-Barcelona”
What researchers at UC Davis discovered when capturing bees with high-speed video to examine their flight patterns and behaviors. Further research details the existence of the protein Reslin located at the joints of wing segments, which allow bee
The exhibition show works of local photographers and artists who have captured incredible images from Barcelona Beaches.
The collection focuses on Barcelona, revealing the hidden corners Continue reading “Surf-Art Exhibition Barcelona 2016 6th of April”
A fleet of six ships has been illegally fishing using driftnets in the Indian Ocean. Sea Shepherd is chasing after them because no one else is. Continue reading Sea Shepherd hunts illegal fishing boats
Tenerife is the largest and most populous island of the seven Canary Islands.Santa Cruz de Tenerife is the capital of the island and the seat of the island council. The city is capital of the autonomous community of Canary Islands (shared with Las Palmas), sharing governmental institutions such as Presidency and ministries. Between the 1833 territorial division of Spain Continue reading “Weekend in Tenerife”
It’s bad enough to be on the sea during a storm, with the ship rocking in the high winds and rolling with the tempest-tossed waves. But it could always be worse. Rogue waves are twice as large as the surrounding waves, which in stormy seas can be absolutely massive. Seafarers have reported waves like this over 110 feet tall, large enough to swamp a ship.
Rogue waves are unpredictable, coming seemingly out of nowhere. Until now, the only warnings that a Continue reading “Rogue waves Prediction?”
Now in its second year, the Survival photography competition once again showcases the extraordinary beauty and diversity of tribal peoples from around the world. Open to amateur and professional photographers alike, the competition celebrates the power of photography as a means of raising awareness about tribal peoples, their lives and their lands. Continue reading ““We, the People” 2016 Calendar from Survival International”
Survival International today announced the winner of the Racist of the Year Award 2015 as Fernando Furtado, a deputy in the Brazilian state of Maranhao. Furtado, of the Communist Party of Brazil, was given the award for comments he Continue reading “Racist of the Year Award winner announced by Survival International”
World leaders are congratulating themselves on a set of promises they will never be able to keep without taking on the immense power of the fossil fuel industry
Knowing a range of knots is a good way to untangle yourself from tricky situations in the great outdoors. A good repertoire of knots is also every sailor or angler’s way of proving they are worth their salt.
Most of the time, however, you’re only going to need to know a coupl Continue reading “A Guide to Tying Knots For Every Occasion”
Natalia Molchanova was diving without fins to a planned depth of 35 metres (115ft) near La Savina port on Formentera, a small island that Continue reading “Hero of the month 3-Natalia Molchanova stayed in sea forever”
The overall design is informed by fluid dynamics and underwater ecosystems, with hydrodynamic research shaping the design of the hull. The exoskeleton structure of the upper section is an interwoven network of supports that vary in thickness and lend a natural aesthetic Continue reading “Architects Design World-Class Yachts”
The Catacombs of Paris or Catacombes de Paris are underground ossuaries in Paris, France. Located south of the former city gate (the “Barrière d’Enfer” at today’s Place Denfert-Rochereau), the ossuaries hold the remains of about six million people and fill a renovated section of caverns and tunnels that are the remains of historical stone mines, giving it its reputation as “The Continue reading “Urbanista #2 Catacombs in Paris”
Weather: Temp: 26, Sky: Clean and sunny,
Fun: 100% Continue reading “Weekend in Paris”
We visited Port Vell and Corbera de Ebro last weekend. It is exactly 77 years after the battle for Ebro-The bloodiest battle during 2 years long civil war. This town was completely destroyed during 25 July–16 November 1938 and although the lower part of the town was rebuilt, the upper part, known as Poble Vell (Old Town), including the old church on the hill, has been kept as a reminder.
The town has one of the five information center Continue reading “Urbanista #1 Abandoned part of Corbera de Ebro-77 years after the “Battle of Ebro””
210 liters of gasoline
and all the local food and drinks we consumed.
Pamplona, Iruni, San Sebastian, Bilbao, Santander, Gijon, Santiago de Campostela, A Coruna, Vigo, Salamanka and Valladolid Continue reading “Weekend in North Spain”
“Sustainability” means a lot of different things—for seafood there is no unifying definition. Sustainable seafood means that the population of the species is healthy, well managed and farmed or caught in an environmentally friendly way.
And they can promise that:
Last weekend we went on a trip in Catalan North. In Argelaguer we found an amazing place hidden in the outskirts of the village. The forest construction project has been started by Josep Pujiula i Vila – 40 years ago and after he began to add to it more locations and installations.
Inspecting the area, which was built on public land, the government quickly deemed Pujiula’s homemade park a dangerous environment. Continue reading “Weekend in Catalunya-The Shelter of Josep Pujiula i Vila”
Some photos from 4 different cities in Central and North Morocco