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Bangkok, Thailand’s King Power Mahanakhon Observation Deck and Skywalk

A skyscraper owned by a duty free company with an observation deck, to boot?  This, I’ve got to see… Yes, on previous visits to Bangkok, Thailand I had been tracking the construction of this modern landmark, better known as King … Continue reading

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Caracas, Venezuela’s Torre de David

My timing is not good these days.  Ah, that’s a half-truth. Whereas the dollar went far on my recent visit to Caracas, Venezuela, the one building I wanted to visit, the Centro Financiero Confinanzas, was already been cleared of its … Continue reading

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Guatemala City’s Torre del Reformador

Does being a so-called urban explorer have its rewards?  Firstly, if you’re in a city such as Jakarta, Beijing or Cairo, then soap companies would say so.  You might be wandering into potholes and out of portholes, trudging behind exhaust … Continue reading

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