CHERNOBYL, UKRAINE: The success of a US television miniseries examining the world’s worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl has driven up the number of tourists wanting to see the plant and the ghostly abandoned town that neighbors it for themselves.
A visitor takes a picture of gas masks at a former base of the Soviet army, near the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, Ukraine June 2, 2019. Picture taken June 2, 2019. Photo: Reuters
One Chernobyl tour agency reported a 40% rise in trip bookings since the series, made by HBO, began in May and which has attracted outstanding reviews.
English-language tours usually cost around …read more
Source: The Himalayan Times