After many years of patient waiting, the great steel door was finally opened and the construction of the monument revealed. It turned out that a bit of jiggery-ropery could have sorted access a decade ago.
The compelling path that clings top the side of the El Chorro Gorge is about to be “restored” so get on it while you can.
Early morning over the capital, and for a short while, we were the highest two people in Europe. The sunrise viewing plan, as suggested by my super-enthusiastic companion seemed a little ambitious at the time, and once I’d recovered from … Continue reading
A couple of chilled nights out above Bristol.
‘Scotch Derrick’ leers somewhat drunkenly, over a disused Cheddar quarry, having retired some years ago from his role as a pylon builder / tester. Local explorer Rigsby had walked along his wobbly extent a couple of years ago, but despite … Continue reading
Heron Tower had topped out earlier that week. After warming up on another high building site, 100 Middlesex St, we wandered past the hoarding and after a split-second decision, took advantage of a break in traffic and went for it. With … Continue reading
Thrills, chills and gut’s spilled. There’s lovely…
Winter 09/10, London.
A night in London for work, and the opportunity for a quick explore with Bukowski Jr. Not by a long way the highest, or most interesting of City roof-tops, however the view to St Paul’s is worth the effort, and … Continue reading
Mr tracksuit trousers himself – Ali Explores back on top of London.
The former Debenham’s building is the tallest in Exeter’s city centre and has lain empty and impregnable for a few years. Now it’s being converted to a John Lewis an opportunity arose to check the view from the top. This … Continue reading