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In the nuclear waste land
In the amusement park of Pripyat.
The brand new park was planned to be opened to the public during the celebrations on May 1, 1986, but disaster struck first.
Pripyat was built 1970 as a modern city for personnel at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant a couple of kilometers south. After the nuclear disaster at reactor 4 on April 26 1986, the town's 48.000 inhabitants was evacuated to other parts of the country. Pripiat is today a radioactive ghost town. The whole area is...
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