Forgotten Island Posts

27th March 2018


22nd March 2018

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…

20th March 2018


18th March 2018

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

6th March 2018

One week after Easter the feast of the dead known as “hrobki” is celebrated in Ukraine. The custom requires that on that day a whole living family meets on nearby…

5th March 2018


7th February 2018


3rd January 2018

Bernat Klein Studio is rated as the fifth most architecturally-influential building constructed in Scotland since WW2. It was constructed in 1972 just outside Selkirk as a workspace fror the textile…

23rd December 2017

A kindergarten on the Northern edge of Pripyat converted to a contaminated soil research laboratory nicknamed ‘Radek’ (лаборатории «Радэк»). The building contains thousands of soil samples from the entire Zone…

20th December 2017


15th December 2017

Rarely visited Secondary School in Chernobyl Zone.  

7th December 2017

Mashevo Secondary School is among the best preserved locations in the entire Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, mostly thanks to the village’s remote location, over an hour drive from Chernobyl town and…

29th November 2017

The city of Chernobyl was evacuated on the 27th April 1986, only thirty hours after accident at the Nuclear Power Plant. Today Chernobyl is mostly a ghost town however a…

22nd November 2017


22nd November 2017

Built probably in 1895 in Kettleholm near Lockerbie this astonishing mansion in Scots Baronial style lays in ruins. Many of the prominent features such as candle-snuffer roofs or corbelling have long…

22nd November 2017

Built around 1895, double-storey house and kennels to former Milkbank House in Dumfries and Galloway.   Visited in July 2017.            

20th November 2017

Grain Mill located on a Kolkhoz Farm near Zymovyshche village. It is often mistaken for the Cordon Mill model used in in S.T.A.L.K.E.R. video game series however the real inspiration…

16th November 2017

Pripyat Dock Cranes visited in 2016 on a foggy day.    

15th November 2017

Construction site of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Reactor Block 5 and 6. The site is being used by metal scrappers and therefore not accessible too often. Typically for an unfinished…

12th November 2017
28th October 2017

Located near Andriyivskyy Descent and easily accessible via the Kontraktova Ploshcha metro station, the Ukrainian National Chornobyl Museum might be small but it’s packed with photographs, personal items and documents belonging to…

17th October 2017
14th October 2017

When a pirate sails off into the sunset and never comes back, all there is left to do is press play on “Is there anybody out there” by Pink Floyd…

3rd August 2017

An early XIXth century waulk mill located in Scotland, comprising of the main mill building, weaving sheds and chimney stack, beautifully finished with granite quoins. An underground water wheel pit…

30th June 2017

Roslin, a village in central Scotland known for a surprising number of things. The Rosslyn Chapel and a picturesque glen below it with the remains of a 1804 gunpowder mills,…

20th June 2017

A late XIXth century chapel, later raised to the Parish Church status, fenced off and decaying in northern Scotland.