Exciting Adventures For The Urban Explorer (PHOTOS)

11/21/2011 08:14 am ET | Updated Jan 21, 2012

Not all adventures occur in the wilderness and not all wildernesses are born wild. Cities around the world host secret spaces ripe for exploration by eager travelers looking to get a new perspective on development and its discontents. Cities, it turns out, are from from monolithic. These urban adventures offer travelers a chance to escape from the normal without escaping to the woods.

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