A pair of urban explorers enjoyed the high life for free by sneaking into a Dubai luxury hotel and taking a cheeky dip in its rooftop pool.
Dan Andrew and Will Sanderson – aka Urban Cowboys – used a mixture of stealth and guile to blag their way into the rooftop pool at the Millennium Plaza Hotel.
The lads from Holmfirth brazenly stroll in through the reception before making their way to the top of the 65-storey hotel via lifts and staircases.
When challenged by a pool attendant the boys give a false name and room number before donning their swimming trucks and taking a dip.
After a short splash around Dan and Will escape laughing and joking before the attentive hotel staff realise there’s a pair intruders on their property.
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Dan and Will’s blag is the latest of their audacious urban adventures in the UK and abroad.
Using a bit of cunning and plenty of courage the pair have explored a derelict synagogue in Liverpool, a crane in Italy and an abandoned tower under construction in Dubai.
As well as seeing views, corridors and corners that few others experience, the lads love the rush of being somewhere they shouldn’t.
And if that happens to be in a country where the penalties for trespassing are severe it’s an even greater buzz.
Dan, 19, said: “The fear is what drives us.
“We’ve been caught a couple of times and we’ve had to run away countless times.
“Once we were temporarily arrested.”
While Dan and Will like to live on the edge they don’t break into places.
The common motto of urban explorers is: ‘Take nothing but photographs, leave nothing but footprints’.
Dan said: “Breaking into places defeats the object.”
He added: “We had to bribe someone once.
“We came up to this security guard and the only English word he knew was ‘money’ so we scraped together about
€27 and he let us carry on.”
Watch Dan and Will sneak into the luxury hotel
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You can see more of the Urban Cowboy’s exploits here .
And stunning still photos of their adventures can be found here .