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underground paris.

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by diggity, Sep 9, 2004.

  1. diggity

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    underground paris.

    Discussion started by diggity - Sep 9, 2004

    didnt check to see if this has been posted before. enjoy.

    taken from:
    http://film.guardian.co.uk/News_Story/Guar...1299449,00.html


     
  2. MOOGLE?

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    MOOGLE? - Replied Sep 9, 2004

    you just made my night el diggity!

    Patrick Alk, a photographer who has published a book on the urban underground exploration movement




    book.... i must have.
     
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    AORAone - Replied Sep 9, 2004

    thats crazy man. those are some amazing photos. ill have to see if i can get ahold of that book too.
     
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    slave_one - Replied Sep 9, 2004

    crazy. sounds like a meeting place for a secret society or something...
     
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    Dick Quickwood - Replied Sep 10, 2004

    awesome.. maybe that's where Waldo hangs out
     
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    suburbian bum - Replied Sep 10, 2004

    I dont know if you dont already know about this but go to http://hnteuropa.free.fr/page32.html which is an amazing graff/ urban exploration page of paris, those dudes somehow get into those tombs and there are all these human bones. unfortuniately for you I am too lazy to find the exact page where they go to that part of paris ( its a huge site) so I will let you guys sort through the awesomeness. Great photography too.
     
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    Nekro - Replied Sep 10, 2004

    That is ridiculously awesome, my thumb is way up!
     
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    Rodney Trotter - Replied Sep 10, 2004

    Rad. I wonder if Pinup has been down there.
     
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    Pinup - Replied Sep 10, 2004

    some graffiti happens in there. some groups are attached to the catacombs.
     
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    Pinup - Replied Sep 10, 2004

    and no i haven't been. but chances are i will some time, i just never really got a chance, although those honet pictures definitely makes it look amazing. i've got some friends who've been to parties in there, so i hope i get the opportunity..
     
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    Pinup - Replied Sep 10, 2004

    #3

    remembered this .
     
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    Daddy Screw - Replied Sep 10, 2004

    That is wicked. I wonder if there are any under London. I saw La Haine yesterday. That film is gangsterific.
     
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    Everybody Loves a Secret Passage

    There's just something that is fascinating about tunnels, caves and secret passages. Almost every city has some tunnels. Remember the tunnel trains under Chicago? Not nearly as big as the Parisian catacombs, but still pretty cool.

    Houston has some tunnels too, but most of them have been gentrified and commercialized into an air-conditioned passageway from one big downtown building to another. There are many shops, boutiques and restaurants along the tunnels, the downtown white-collar workforce uses them to go shopping on their lunch hour. It's brutally hot and humid here in the summer, and nobody goes out in the sweltering heat unless there is no other choice. Plus, the Richie Rich types hate getting panhandled, and there are a zillion aggressive, pathetic panhandlers on downtown surface-level streets. Building security will not permit anyone into their building who looks shabby or homeless, and all the tunnel entrances are in the sub-basement levels of big buildings, so the college-educated crowd can shop and lunch without being "offended by the prescence of the poor." Grrr.
     
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