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What's It Like to Tour Chernobyl Today?

The people of Chernobyl and the nearby town of Pripyat left thinking they would be gone only a few days. They never returned. The town is now frozen in time ...

Lithuania can't decide which way to look these days. Fed up of the Russians breathing down their necks, they're gagging for some of that sweet financial ...

Warning – this post contains some language and a little bit of ranting that I needed to get out of my system.

chernobyl entrance sign

During lunch, the driver came in and told us that he was talking with the officials and there was a good chance we actually might be able to go to Chernobyl ...

The Lessons of Chernobyl May Be Different Than We Thought

Pripyat Hospital, near Chernobyl. Haunting.

chernobyl reactor four workers

They were the first line of defense in the disaster and poured cold water into the reactor before their efforts were abandoned.

The Ferris wheel is the most photographed and perhaps most famous place in all of Chernobyl, post-disaster.

... abandoned hospital chernobyl

The driver instructed everyone to get back on the bus and we all thought GREAT, time to head on through. Once we were all piled onto the bus, ...

Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant with the abandoned town of Pripyat in the

Has the Chernobyl disaster affected the number of nuclear plants built?

... unfinished reactor Chernobyl

On a scale of 10, how difficult is it to get inside Chornobyl zone illegally?

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The Elephants Foot of the Chernobyl disaster. Photo was taken later after the radiation weakened. A monster was born in ...

When this photo was taken, 10 years after the disaster, the Elephant's Foot was only emitting one-tenth of the radiation it once had.

Treating the Chernobyl Nuclear Plant site with a decontaminating solution. / Photo: Vitaliy Ankov

The disused funfair in the town of Pripyat

For more on Chernobyl, see reports from the Nuclear Energy Institute, the World Health Organization, and Greenpeace. For the academic study, ...

A car half-reclaimed by the landscape.

Visa Free Chornobyl: Illegal Tours to the Contaminated Zone

Chernobyl, Ukraine: the nuclear option holiday

Accompanying me on my journey into the Zone are two Americans, Bradley Garrett and Steve Doe (not his real name), and a Brit, Darmon Richter.

This is not a Chernobyl disaster memorial — it predates it by a long time.

After all, what I saw in Chernobyl proves that the planet will be just fine, no matter what happens. It's just whether humans will be able to survive on it.

Chernobyl Diaries (2012)

An-illegal-tour-of-Chernobyl

This kind of structure is so strong even a 9/11 style attack, with a 767 loaded with fuel hitting the structure than the jet fuel burning in an inferno for ...

I was just a few months short of 3 and was only a few towns away. The people in Ukraine didn't know about the disaster, or at the very least about the ...

Chernobyl Tour. Back in the normal every day world if there's one that freaks me out – it's dolls. I just don't like them. If you add dolls into this ...

In recent years, the Zone, a highly restricted area in northern Ukraine that surrounds the site of the 1986 nuclear disaster, has become a tourist hotspot.

So, as another day goes by, another day of potentially catastrophic nuclear crisis is averted at the other Chernobyl. Time for this man and everyone else in ...

... a port in the abandoned city. duga building interior chernobyl

Rob Crossan was a guest of Lupine Travel and Wizz Air. A stay in Chernobyl, with two nights in Kiev, starts at £409pp (01942 704525, lupinetravel.co.uk).

Taking a photo like this prior to 1992 would have resulted in me getting shot in the head.

The levels on the road were more or less normal (+/- 20), but if you stepped only about a ...

first sunrise we saw in the Zone

Killer 'hot particle': Sellafield coast 'like Chernobyl and Fukushima exclusion zones'

Accompanying me on my journey into the Zone are two Americans, Bradley Garrett and Steve Doe (not his real name), and a Brit, Darmon Richter.

Accompanying me on my journey into the Zone are two Americans, Bradley Garrett and Steve Doe (not his real name), and a Brit, Darmon Richter.

Decontamination of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant buildings. / Photo: Igor Kostin/RIA

The forest is slowly reclaiming the Chernobyl skyline

Chernobyl disaster site enclosed by shelter to prevent radiation leaks

Oh gawd, they left the top off this one! How embarrassing. The guide went red. This is how things like Chernobyl happen, you big idiots.

Baby spotted eagle in Chernobyl exclusion zone

Testing nuclear poison levels near Chernobyl Today. Bad Day In April

The Trinity Test, the day the Nuclear Age began, 1945

Darmon and I wait in silence between the trees, not knowing what has become of Kirill, Steve, and Bradley. The glare of torches breaks through the trees.

A group of liquidators ready to climb the top of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor after the

The first building we saw was a derelict church in a village.

A bit later, a colonel (himself!) arrived and took us to Chernobyl in his car. There, in a local police station, all the reports were written, our bags were ...

Sign of the times: Pripyat is estimated to be uninhabitable for the next quarter of

A Chernobyl liquidator pushes a baby in a carriage who was found during the cleanup of

'We have a chance to show the truth': into the heart of Chernobyl

Wolves in Chernobyl exclusion zone

In our case, guides from official tours would hide supply caches for us to recover. But this, as we were to discover, brought its own risks.

Are there locations that are stalker-only, inaccessible during official tours?

The exclusion zone is 30 km around Chernobyl, which practically corresponds to what Proskura is saying in your citation. (√(2600/3.14) = 29).

The NSC placed over the Reactor #4 at the Chernobyl Nuclear

driving us crazy

Is Ukraine Safe For Travel? First Impressions & Trip Planning Resources

Svetlana Alexievich

Politburo members voting during a session of the Supreme Soviet in Moscow in June 1986.

The Fat Man on transport carriage, 1945

Chernobyl nuclear disaster 30th anniversary – in pictures

CHERNOBYL. 3828 (English subtitles)

Every now and then when the scientists do need to play hot potato with a large piece of ultra-hot radioactive material, they have these special microwave ...

The Chernobyl liquidator's monument. Via Lindsay Fincher

Half Life: A Journey to Chernobyl

pripyat artwork chernobyl soviet

Grigory Deichik weeping at his wife's grave at a cemetery in the 30-kilometer exclusion

An illegal visit to Chernobyl

If you haven't worked it out yet, I have a hard-on for Soviet kitsch, so standing in front of this wall of archaic process monitors in the 1970s ...

Corium, a mixture of uranium, graphite, and concrete is

A family of elk in Chernobyl exclusion zone.

Przewalski's horse in front of Chernobyl unit four. Note the smaller

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Animals of Chernobyl: welcome to the wildlife paradise in a nuclear exclusion zone

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Inside the abandoned city of Pripyat, 30 years after Chernobyl – in pictures

Chernobyl Diaries Photos

Chernobyl 3828

Chernobyl Diaries Photos

Chernobyl Diaries Photos

Are there locations that are stalker-only, inaccessible during official tours?

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Forbidden area of Chernobyl. Winter 2006 transformed this belarusian water tower into a giant icicle

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The people of Chernobyl and the nearby town of Pripyat left thinking they would be gone only a few days. They never returned. The town is now frozen in time ...

What's It Like to Tour Chernobyl Today?

chernobyl entrance sign

This was a place where people lived, and loved, and worked. And as soon as people left it, it was reclaimed by the forest.

Warning – this post contains some language and a little bit of ranting that I needed to get out of my system.

The Lessons of Chernobyl May Be Different Than We Thought

The most memorable place we visited on the trip, for me, was Pripyat's hospital. Here's what it looks like today.

chernobyl reactor four workers

Pripyat Hospital, near Chernobyl. Haunting.

An appointment book, likely recently opened among the rubble.

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A car half-reclaimed by the landscape.

The Ferris wheel is the most photographed and perhaps most famous place in all of Chernobyl, post-disaster.

A car half-reclaimed by the landscape.

They were the first line of defense in the disaster and poured cold water into the reactor before their efforts were abandoned.

This building won't last much longer. soviet modernist architecture chernobyl

So often it would seem like we were walking into the deep forest, only to suddenly be in front of a large apartment building, or hospital, or hotel.

Lithuania can't decide which way to look these days. Fed up of the Russians breathing down their necks, they're gagging for some of that sweet financial ...

Has the Chernobyl disaster affected the number of nuclear plants built?

A sarcophagus was built on top of Reactor Four to contain the radiation. We were able to view from 270 meters away.

During lunch, the driver came in and told us that he was talking with the officials and there was a good chance we actually might be able to go to Chernobyl ...

... woodpecker radar duga chernobyl

... abandoned hospital chernobyl

... unfinished reactor Chernobyl

For more on Chernobyl, see reports from the Nuclear Energy Institute, the World Health Organization, and Greenpeace. For the academic study, ...

When this photo was taken, 10 years after the disaster, the Elephant's Foot was only emitting one-tenth of the radiation it once had.

The Elephants Foot of the Chernobyl disaster. Photo was taken later after the radiation weakened. A monster was born in ...

Treating the Chernobyl Nuclear Plant site with a decontaminating solution. / Photo: Vitaliy Ankov

... pripyat entry sign chernobyl

... Chernobyl around (and the creepy dolls in the kindergarten definitely move around), but these bassinets have never moved as long as she's been a guide.

Visa Free Chornobyl: Illegal Tours to the Contaminated Zone

Was Chernobyl really an accident?

Killer 'hot particle': Sellafield coast 'like Chernobyl and Fukushima exclusion zones'

A radioactive sign hangs on barbed wire outside a café in Pripyat.

pripyat ferris wheel chernobyl

Chernobyl Tour. Back in the normal every day world if there's one that freaks me out – it's dolls. I just don't like them. If you add dolls into this ...

Chernobyl: Two Days in the Exclusion Zone (2017) - Cloth Map's Drew spends a few days in one of the most irradiated—and misunderstood—places on Earth.

The driver instructed everyone to get back on the bus and we all thought GREAT, time to head on through. Once we were all piled onto the bus, ...

After all, what I saw in Chernobyl proves that the planet will be just fine, no matter what happens. It's just whether humans will be able to survive on it.

Wildlife thriving around Chernobyl nuclear plant despite radiation | Environment | The Guardian

This is not a Chernobyl disaster memorial — it predates it by a long time.

Chernobyl Sign

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.

On a scale of 10, how difficult is it to get inside Chornobyl zone illegally?

Darmon and I wait in silence between the trees, not knowing what has become of Kirill, Steve, and Bradley. The glare of torches breaks through the trees.

CHERNOBYL 2.0

Accompanying me on my journey into the Zone are two Americans, Bradley Garrett and Steve Doe (not his real name), and a Brit, Darmon Richter.

An-illegal-tour-of-Chernobyl

Trudging through the forest, we approach Pripyat, exhausted and thirsty. At a clearing we turn off our lights. My eyes adjust to the familiar darkness and I ...

Chernobyl Diaries (2012)

Chernobyl, Ukraine: the nuclear option holiday

... a port in the abandoned city. duga building interior chernobyl

A group of liquidators ready to climb the top of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor after the

So, as another day goes by, another day of potentially catastrophic nuclear crisis is averted at the other Chernobyl. Time for this man and everyone else in ...

... chernobyl market

radiation machine chernobyl

Wildlife thriving around Chernobyl nuclear plant despite radiation | Environment | The Guardian

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Wildlife thriving around Chernobyl nuclear plant despite radiation | Environment | The Guardian

This kind of structure is so strong even a 9/11 style attack, with a 767 loaded with fuel hitting the structure than the jet fuel burning in an inferno for ...

I was just a few months short of 3 and was only a few towns away. The people in Ukraine didn't know about the disaster, or at the very least about the ...

I think I've never seen a single photograph of Chernobyl the city until today. It just looks like ...

Every now and then when the scientists do need to play hot potato with a large piece of ultra-hot radioactive material, they have these special microwave ...

An official tour guide would later report back to me that, at the spot I described, he saw freshly turned earth, about the size of a grave.

Doesn't this remind you of ATP? The children of the Nuclear Generation were into rusting geodesic domes before they were cool.

My decision to shun Antipodeans and sex slavery came at a price, though: Getting to Visaginas took fucking ages. I ended up travelling 14 hours by bus, ...

An official tour guide would later report back to me that, at the spot I described, he saw freshly turned earth, about the size of a grave.

In recent years, the Zone, a highly restricted area in northern Ukraine that surrounds the site of the 1986 nuclear disaster, has become a tourist hotspot.

Half Life: A Journey to Chernobyl

Taking a photo like this prior to 1992 would have resulted in me getting shot in the head.

'We have a chance to show the truth': into the heart of Chernobyl

The levels on the road were more or less normal (+/- 20), but if you stepped only about a ...

first sunrise we saw in the Zone

Chernobyl

Accompanying me on my journey into the Zone are two Americans, Bradley Garrett and Steve Doe (not his real name), and a Brit, Darmon Richter.

In our case, guides from official tours would hide supply caches for us to recover. But this, as we were to discover, brought its own risks.

Accompanying me on my journey into the Zone are two Americans, Bradley Garrett and Steve Doe (not his real name), and a Brit, Darmon Richter.

Oh gawd, they left the top off this one! How embarrassing. The guide went red. This is how things like Chernobyl happen, you big idiots.

Decontamination of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant buildings. / Photo: Igor Kostin/RIA

Chernobyl Diaries Photos

Chernobyl disaster site enclosed by shelter to prevent radiation leaks

Testing nuclear poison levels near Chernobyl Today. Bad Day In April

Video Game / S.T.A.L.K.E.R.

The Trinity Test, the day the Nuclear Age began, 1945

Darmon and I wait in silence between the trees, not knowing what has become of Kirill, Steve, and Bradley. The glare of torches breaks through the trees.

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A quick b&w filter on the photo and you might be shitting yourself now (but don't – remember about the toilet situation!) Chernobyl Kindergarden

After a day in the plant, my radioactivity had increased by about 1.8 percent, which is just about the right amount to come away feeling like the trip was ...