Exploring Chernobyl's Exclusion Zone

Posted by Crooked Compass

Overgrown in a tangle of wild jungle, the mood is eerie. Items of personal belongings randomly catch your eye as you try not to trip on twisted tree roots. Rusty child bikes, the odd shoe or leather couch poke through the wasteland.

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A Day with the Shepherds

Posted by Crooked Compass

Only accessible by foot or hard core off roading, these shepherds leave their village life behind for several months a year and head for their rickety wooden huts deep in Ukraine’s Carpathian Mountains where they spend the summer caring for fellow villagers cattle.

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