Pripyat. Few people have not heard of this name. Satellite town of Chernobyl completely moved out after the 1986 accident. Internet is filled with eerie images of a ghost town with crumbling houses, stainless appliances and crumbling plaster. Fans of STALKER dream secretly sneak into the Zone and live wander to places of study in the virtual world filled with monsters.
We want to show you some other Pripyat. Pripyat, where again – very quickly, in less than 30 years – is becoming a major nature. Where there are no monsters, but there are filled with birdsong and green living earth.
1. Planted people have become fossilized plants pods. But released in the space of the city takes its wildlife.
2. Poplars raise paving slabs, concrete breaking and become home to birds.
3. Acacia manages to win space in concrete steps.
4. Between the sleepers grows a forest of birch trees with thick hand. Other vegetation also not lagging behind.
5. The first area of asphalt covered with moss, and then the green groves.
6. Roof – is not pot?
7. Grow directly from the walls of the house? Yes, easily!
8. On the balcony? No questions asked.
9. The vegetation is chosen close to the walls, climbs into the house …
11. grows through the parquet …
12. Through the layer of roofing material on the roof …
14. It penetrates deeper into the building.
17. Captures stadiums, playgrounds and amusement parks.
19. Fill all available space.
And maybe it’s not so bad? Nature, as best he can, heal a dead city, tightening his wounds, and only a few kilometers of several thousand people – workers of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant – are trying to heal the wounds created by the destroyed unit №4.