The Chernobyl You Haven’t Seen Before

Before the Chernobyl nuclear disaster 50,000 people lived in Pripyat. Another 15,000 lived in the towns and villages of Chernobyl. Pripyat was built in 1970 and was the youngest town in the Soviet union with an average age of around 25.  Chernobyl town, at the time of the explosion, was 800 years old – the Read more about The Chernobyl You Haven’t Seen Before[…]

Is it safe to visit Chernobyl?

If you are thinking about going to Chernobyl exclusion zone you are probably seeking answers to two questions: 1) Is it safe to visit Chernobyl and Pripyat? 2) Is the radiation level still very high?     On the websites of official tour companies you can read that it’s completely safe if you follow the Read more about Is it safe to visit Chernobyl?[…]