Chernobyl: Smaragd / Emerald Children’s holiday camp – April 2015

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History (abridged from here)
The ‘Emerald’ summer camp was a holiday resort of some 100 cabins set in a pine grove near to Chernobyl. Featuring a cinema, shop, library, ballroom and boat station many of the cabins were also painted with children’s cartoon characters. In the aftermath of the Chernobyl disaster some of the ‘liquidators’ tasked with decontaminating the area settled and made use of the cabins. Three decades on, the deserted remains stand abandoned in the woods…

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A brightly painted fence outside what was once the cinema…

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Sweet dreams!

Thanks for coming by.

Adam X

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