August 12th, 2011

Chernobyl Zone, illegal motorcycle travel, pt.1

 


In 1986, after Chernobyl nuclear disaster thousands of people were evacuated. A huge territory of 30-km radius was contaminated by radioactivity and abandoned, dozens of villiages and small towns were left behind. The territory, called "the Zone" was fenced by a barbed wire and no one is allowed inside up to this day, only police patrols the boundaries of the Zone. But there are always secret paths inside for illegal travellers, called "Stalkers"...
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Coming up next: radioactive military equipment junkyard inside the Zone