Cooling Tower

NSC radiation level new safe confinement reactor 4 outside Chernobyl Pripyat Urbex Adam X Urban Exploration 2015 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict

Chernobyl: Reactor 4 and New Safe Confinement, robots and liquidators monument, Reactor 5 and cooling tower – April 2015

In April 2015 I spent an unforgettable 4 days exploring the radioactively contaminated exclusion zone in and around Chernobyl, now part of Ukraine. I went with a group of about 30 other urban explorers, many of whom had been a number of times before. Rather than paying for expensive day trips all the way from Kiev we were able to stay in the workers’ city of Slavutych and take a train with the workers each morning directly into ‘the zone’.…

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Explore #84: Powerplant Gigawatt, aka XL aka The Cloud Factory, Belgium – August 2014

Explore #6 of the Gigawatts & Megalolz Tour After racking up 5 successful explores on day one of the trip the beers that night hit us hard – with the lack of sleep on top we were all pretty merry after about 3 of the premium local beers! So much so that Dan decided that it would be hilarious if he slept al fresco on our balcony that night… …although after much childish giggling and taking of photos we did…

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Explore #49: Cooling Tower Petite Maison (aka the one with the shed), Belgium – April 2014

Explore #7 of the 3 Eurovirgins and a Europro tour Cooling Towers are like buses – who knew? You wait forever to explore one, and then two come along at once! After IM Cooling Tower our fourth location of the day was this little fella. I didn’t find it as visually interesting as IM Cooling Tower to be honest, but it didn’t hurt to pop in for a quick nose around. Just don’t ask me what a garden shed is…

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