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Ukrane Chernobyl, Ukraine - Oct 2015 (Photo Heavy)

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I have been wanting to go here for years and finally got round to going earlier this month on a 2 day tour.

It was awesome to go and so hard to explain what its like there.

The Chernobyl disaster was a catastrophic nuclear accident that occurred on 26 April 1986 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine, which was under the direct jurisdiction of the central authorities of the Soviet Union, Id put more but you all must know about it.

Here are a few of the photos I took

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Some great images in there mate, brings back some good memories, well perhaps not if you lived there :D I've added spaces between your pics so they're not all joined together :thumb

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