After the recent success of the HBO series based on the Chernobyl Disaster, I reflected on my visit to the area last year.

It is hard to describe visiting the Chernobyl Exclusion zone. It is a time capsule, abandoned in haste and never returned to. Nature has reclaimed the area, with its last few inhabitants making a stand and refusing to leave despite the risks.

The area is both fascinating and tragic to explore.

The HBO show is decent, go check it out. In the meantime, here are some images from our short trip to the Ukraine.

I sometimes share images from other trips here