Chernobyl

The site of the words worst nuclear disaster now falls withing the Ukraine. The accident on april 26th 1986 has forever changed this part of the world, but it is by no means dead. The abandoned buildings remain relatively intact, and nature is thriving, consuming parts of the stuck area at a rapid pace.

Now, 25 years after the disaster, the area is safe to enter and explore. Radiation levels are only elevated in certain area's, and pose absolutely no health risk when exploring for a day. It is, however, still dangerous to eat or drink anything from the inner exclusion zone, and all consumables are imported at the moment.


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