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    This year I managed to go on a trip to Chernobyl and Pripyat and I gotta say I had the most fantastic time and met some stellar explorers and witnessed some superhuman vodka consumption and even though my luggage went missing and my insurance company STILL are trying to squirm out of paying any compensation I can honestly say that this experience was one that I will remember for ever..seriously it was that good and the company and comeradery of the lads and lasses made the whole thing a bit special.

    Firstly some video that I took, it is a bit shakey because I shot it at 60fps..doh




    First off, we arrived and split into groups and were told be back here for 4pm, well it was eerie to say the least and with the disaster in the back of my mind I was in awe of the place that was once modern and full of life but now a ghost city.



    The new sarcophagus that is being built to cover the old crumbling reactor that caused such mayem 26 years ago, it will be lowered over the old cover



    The Pesky reactor that is beginning to leak radiation once more



    The veiw from the top of the Fujiyama building, the powerplant can be seen in the distance



    the corner of Lenin square today with its telephone box



    and how it was before the disaster picture courtesy of wikepedia



    Another shot of what was once a main road between appartment complexes



    The remnants of a theatre that was in the culture palace


    some huge portraits that were in the propaganda building



    A visit to the Dentist



    what is in the cupboard



    I took so many pictures here but the abiding memory of this trip will be one of people..

    thanks for looking
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    good stuff, every time i see chernobyl pics i'm still suprised at the scale of destruction! hope i may visit one day still
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    I love that video, brings back 1001 memories. SO GOOD!


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    Excellent stuff, boss.

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    Haha..twas the only tee shirt that I had for FOUR days...as you well know..... Bstrd lol
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    Banging like a fat slag


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    Love the video, gives you a better sense of scale than some of the photos I've seen. Nice woiiik!

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    Thanks for commenting peopleingtons )
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