Disaster Tourism Destinations

When visiting the Chernobyl site a couple of years ago, I ran into a guy that was writing about “Disaster Tourism”. I thought that was an interesting concept and for some reason I’ve been thinking about that conversation and disaster tourism destinations in general tonight… Now, I should clarify what he meant by “disaster tourism” … Continue reading

Visiting Pripyat
Chernobyl (Ukraine) / Places We Go

Visiting Pripyat

Founded in 1970, Pripyat was a model Soviet city built for the Chernobyl power plant workers and their families. It contained all the conveniences that a modern Soviet family could desire: high-rise apartment buildings, schools, a cultural center, hospital, swimming pools, theaters, stores, restaurants, cafes, playgrounds, and a stadium. This picture of Pripyat was taken … Continue reading