Photos of a motorcycle ride through Chernobyl.
Terribly Haunting. I can’t imagine wandering through that place alone. Reminded me of 28 Days Later.
This was really interesting and got me looking on the net for more information about the disaster. It’s odd that there are zero photos of the actual explosion / fire / smoke cloud - the BBC has one TV screen-capture of a landing helicopter.
I guess the Russians really are experts in secrecy.
this is possibly the best link that you have ever posted.
This version, live a week or so back, is the second iteration of the website - she added a bunch of new pictures including the ones of the plant, but I think some pieces of text from the first version aren’t there, or maybe I just missed them. There was some comment about the hospital that said something like, ‘the hospital stayed working for 40 days after the attack then the head doctor died of cancer and everyone left’…
Great site though, definitely one of the most interesting I’ve seen for a very long time. I don’t think I’d dare go near that area mys’elf… I wonder what it is with bikers proving how ‘hard’ they are? :> (Just kidding, and yes I did read the ‘science bit’, but still…)
She has her own domain as well — http://www.kiddofspeed.com
Glad you like it Jason - any comments?
This link from the BBC adds more credibility to her voyage. Great video too!
Eric — Yes, I did the same. Odd indeed. I’m actually so interested in seeing what it looked like that I might go to the library here and look for books on the subject. All those people—there’s bound to be a photo somewhere. Of course, as you indicate, I’m forgetting that I’m talking about Soviet Russia.
Sam: I actually came across her a long while back about two days before she was Slashdotted. I noticed it was an Angelfire site, so I promptly mirrored it before it fell (she has since bought hosting). Anyway, you are correct in that there is text missing on the new pages; in some cases, this is hugely unfortunate (particularly on page 12: the oncology ward).
Anyway, here’s the mirror: http://www.neoziggurat.com/russ/mirrors/page2.html
Jeremiah, actually you would be talking about Soviet Ukraine. ;-)
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