The Art of Roof Topping – An Interview With @over.taken


They’re the modern day Dora The Explorer’s taking over your Instagram feed, and they’re coming to a roof near you…



In no way do I advocate or encourage the act of Urban Exploration as it is a highly illegal and potentially dangerous activity. This blog post is for the interest and educational purposes of my readers only. To obtain a standard level of privacy and work hand-in-hand with specific legal guidelines, I will not be disclosing any personal or identifiable details of the interviewee. Do not attempt anything you read about in the following passage.

Thank you – Half Girl, Half Asleep.

Illegal yet intriguing, the Art of Urban Exploration goes against everything your mum and dad told you not to do. Usually requiring a frequent amount of trespassing and unlawful entry onto private property, it is Urbex that we have to thank for the rising numbers of parental anxiety (probably). However, the majority of urban explorers do not intend to vandalise property. One of the cardinal rules of urban exploration is to “Take only photographs and leave only footprints”. Urbex is a movement made by 21st Century youths and has changed the definition of exploration forever.

Instagram user and old friend of mine, @over.taken, was one of the first people to ever introduce me to the newest movement of exploration.

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