These Cheeky Lads Blag Their Way To The Rooftop Pool Of A Five-Star Hotel In Dubai
And enjoy a sneaky dip
If you’ve ever visited a guest staying at a hotel in Dubai, chances are you’re familiar with the drill. Head to the reception, show your Emirates ID, state your guest’s name and room number and then you’re granted ‘access’ to visit them. And should you manage your way otherwise, you’ve been extremely lucky!
Talking about luck…these two tourists comfortably made their way to the rooftop pool of the Millennium Plaza Hotel on Sh Zayed Road for a cheeky dip MINUS the procedure. Watch how they did it.
Neither of them was staying at the hotel, but they both managed to make their way to the top of the 65-storey building using the lifts, staircases, as well as having conversation with hotel staff.
Who are these men?
Urban explorers Dan Andrew and Will Sanderson from Holmfirth, West Yorkshire.
What are they known for?
Under the name Urban Cowboys, the pair using courage (and a bit of cunning) explore various places they shouldn’t really be at. Their list includes a derelict synagogue in Liverpool, a crane in Italy and now the rooftop pool of this hotel.
The reason they do this...
They love the rush of being somewhere they shouldn’t. For them: the higher the risk, the greater the thrill (this applies mainly to countries where the penalties for trespassing are severe).
‘Take nothing but photographs, leave nothing but footprints’. These two surely love living on the edge, but the one thing they won’t do is break into places. They believe it defeats the objective of their experience.
They’ve been caught many times and have even had to run away a number of times. But they proudly say, ‘It’s the fear that drives us’.