Up on the Roof

Start with the closest available roof of a skyscraper... Many wonderful things can be tried (some with success) on top of skyscraper roofs, likely to cure your fear of heights once and for all:

1. Set up a romantic date in the skies!

2. Plan to hang out there with your buddies:

3. Try golfing in unlikely places:

(image credit: Vintage Photo)

4. Seek out prime spot for a best picture:

5. Get inspired for painting:

6. Learn to adjust the time "at the source":

7. Sign up for a job in construction:

(image credit: American Memory Project)

Modern construction worker perches on steel girder during construction of Toronto's CN tower:

(image credit: Time magazine, Dec. 30, 1974)

8. Choose your dining options wisely:

(image credit: Vintage Photo)

Your dining choices just got better:

"Dinner in the sky" takes place at a table suspended at a height of 50 meters by a team of professionals.

(images courtesy: dinnerinthesky)

9. Join "steampunks" and meet a very special robot:

More on this Victorian wonder steam-man - here

10. Receive the saint's blessing on the same roof:

(image credit: Brian McMorrow)

Once your fear of height is taken care of, you can transfer your activities to an airplane wing (note: this picture was taken before the advent of Photoshop)

Sources: American Memory Project, Vintage Photo

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Blogger VikramAdith said...

Wow! Absolutely gorgeous!

Blogger Unknown said...

Ok, that second golf picture is freaky :-)

Anonymous Anonymous said...

I dunno about the people in them, but looking at the pictures did nothing to cure my fear of heights. :)

Blogger webDonuts said...

Here is a cartoon about the fear of heights http://www.webdonuts.com/2009/07/fear-of-heights/

Blogger Avi Abrams said...

Haha!... thank you, webdonuts

Blogger ScooterNZ said...

y fear of heights worse, much worse.

Anonymous Vino said...

Imagine that the people bulding the empire state building would have no saftey equipment what so ever. They must have nerves of steel!


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