Forgotten Island Posts

Crimean War Memorial Park is located on the eastern outskirts of Chernobyl City. After the Chernobyl Disaster few new monuments were built on its grounds to commemorate the victims and…

A class album found in the Secondary School No 2 in Pripyat. Albums like this one were very popular across the Soviet Union. Pupils would start it when they join…

Yesterday we have taken a tour around the abandoned outskirts of the Chernobyl City, I have also mentioned the better part of it, where the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone Administration headquaters,…

When people hear the name Chernobyl they usually think of the wind hauling between the abandoned buildings in Pripyat, eerie Sarcophagus covering the remains of the the Ractor 4 and…

A collection of Soviet propaganda found in a secondary school deep in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.    

New series of Chernobyl-related graphics.  

First video from the “Postcards from Chernobyl” series, featuring few well-known places in Pripyat.    

It’s hard to find anyone even remotely interested in Chernobyl Zone who hasn’t heard of the Russian Woodpecker – an over the horizon radar, part of the early warning system…

More photos of Pripyat Then and Now series taken in 2017 and 2018. Let’s begin with the Pripyat 1970 sign and the nearby monument welcoming visitors coming to the city:…

Some more photos of Pripyat before and after the accident, this time from the Main Square showing Palace of Culture Energetik, the Restaurant, Hotel Polissya, the White House (with high…

Canteen and Shops (Фабрика-кухня) building located on Lesi Ukrainki street in Pripyat. Close proximity to the water treatment station suggests that it provided meals for its employees.   Visited in…

Cranes in Pripyat Cargo Dock visited again in the Spring 2018.    

Stratheden Hospital, initially known as Fife and Kinross District Asylum when it was opened on July 1st 1866 was constructed to provide provided mental health care for up to 200…

The Zone is blue. I see this colour everywhere, in schools, kindergartens, hospital, Jupiter, in Pripyat’s modern flats and old wooden houses crumbling apart in some forgotten, remote villages. It…

Some of the abandoned vehicles at the Jupiter factory on the outskirts of Pripyat.    

Few interesting theories surround Jupiter Factory in Pripyat, but are they really true? Located on the south-west outskirts of Pripyat and opened in 1980, Jupiter factory employed nearly 3500 people…

Kenmure Castle, located near  the town of New Galloway in Dumfries and Galloway region of Scotland.