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Don't look if you're afraid of heights!

Valvebloke

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Unique pics ! The cityscape of Shanghai and Pudong is truly remarkable though. The building whose top you can see in the fourth and final pics is the Shanghai World Financial Centre which, when we were in Shanghai a couple of years back, was the tallest of them all. It's nicknamed 'the bottle opener' for reasons which are obvious when you can see all of it. The fifth pic shows the top of its neighbour, the Jin Mao Tower, artfully arranged so it seems to be hanging from the crane hook. It houses the Grand Hyatt on its upper (very upper !) floors. Here's a pic of a fat me with a gin sling in the Hyatt's Cloud 9 bar which sits on the very top of the Grand

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You look out and wonder what all the little buildings literally hundreds of feet below you are. They are the other skyscrapers.

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Leonard Smalls

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Those Shanghai Tower chaps are pussies...

This chap free solos routes that are 2500', though he does cheat a bit by inspecting a and cleaning it first:

[video=youtube;Phl82D57P58]


 
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