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до свидания чернобыль | Goodbye Chernobyl

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After our mornings escapades around the power plant and Pripyat it was time to begin the journey back to Kiev. Shortly before setting off we had a chance to take some nice shots of the plant alongside part of the cooling ponds and then headed via a few of the sites within Chernobyl town. It was Read more

средняя школа No. 2 | Secondary School No. 2

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The last place that we visited within Pripyat itself was Secondary School No. 2. As mentioned previously there was an abundance of educational facilities within the city, each microdistrict tended to have at least one kindergarten and school. Personally this was one of my favourite sites of the Read more

Dogs, Trains and a Famous Sign

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After our early morning wanderings around the remnants of the unfinished Reactor 5 and the associated cooling tower, we continued our journey going back towards Pripyat. When heading from the cooling tower we walked along a disused railway track and were greeted by a pack of wild dogs. They Read more

Reactors, Cranes and Cooling Towers

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The next day of our trip began with us making a visit to the incomplete reactor 5 and also one of the associated cooling towers. At the time of the disaster a further two reactors were under construction, which would have raised the total for the plant to 6 and added an additional 2,000 MW of power Read more

Racing Around Pripyat [Part 3]

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Once the Jupiter Factory was ticked off the list it was time to speed up again and continue sprinting from building to building around Pripyat. Middle School No.3 Located on Sportivnaya Street is the third of Pripyat's five secondary schools. This school tends to get a large amount of traffic due Read more

завод Юпитер | Jupiter Factory

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Following our lunch time Power Plant excursion it was time to head back into Pripyat. Our first stop of the afternoon was at the huge Jupiter Plant. A large proportion of the population of Pripyat were highly educated, and it was decided to build a factory on the outskirts of the city to provide a Read more

Interesting Food, Massive Catfish and a Record Breaking Movable Structure

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After a hectic morning in Pripyat it was time to head to the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant complex, where we would eat our dinner. Whilst there we also visited a disused railway bridge which we could observer the giant catfish that inhabit the cooling pond, and then around the New Safe Confinement Read more

Racing Around Pripyat [Part 2]

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After an hour of exploring the massive Hospital No. 126, it was time to resume the normal pace and continue around Pripyat. Gymnasium Our next stop was at one of the cities plentiful sports facilities, a large gymnasium. As mentioned previously it seems that sports and leisures pursuits were Read more
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