this blog entry has got me so excited. decided to start taking my camera everywhere(my fear of thieves can jst fall back),i want to capture everything that catches my eye and trust me that is almost everything I see.
By Sergei L. Loiko, Los Angeles Times
MOSCOW — They have discovered a world where no rules or laws apply, where they can be heroes, if only for a few terrifying minutes.
They are skywalkers, or roofers, as they proudly call themselves. The craze, which is believed to have started a few years back with a couple of young Russians, now has hundreds of followers here and thousands of others around the globe.
It works this way: The roofers climb a skyscraper, a construction crane, a tall monument, a tower or a bridge. When they get to the top, they balance themselves — sometimes on the tiniest of ledges — and take a lurch-in-the-stomach picture of the view hundreds of feet below. Then they post it on the Internet.
For these young men (and most are men), skywalking offers an escape from the constellation of problems that beset modern-day Russia…
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