Leave it to Instagrammers to make a literal nuclear disaster a popular spot for photo shoots.
Thanks to HBO’s riveting historical drama Chernobyl, the real Chernobyl — the Ukrainian nuclear power plant that was the site of the April 1986 disaster which remains the worst of its kind — is becoming an increasingly popular tourist destination.
And where there are tourists, there are Instagram poses.
? Ghost town Pripyat, Exclusion Zone of Chernobyl / looking over the abandoned and overgrown city of Pripyat is truly an otherworldly experience, it’s as if everyone on Earth perished long ago and you’re the only one that somehow survived… one day after the nuclear disaster the 50.000 inhabitants were told to leave the city for only three days.. no one told them that they would leave their homes forever and never be able to come back.. I’m sitting here at the Polissya hotel, it is one of the tallest buildings in the abandoned city. would you like to explore the ghost town? #chernobyl #pripyat #ghosttown #nucleardisaster Read more…
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Marcus Gilmer