Its population had been around 50,000 prior to the accident. Today, the only residents are deer and wolves along with a solitary guard. It took three days before all permanent residents of Chernobyl were evacuated. Let the story be told by these magical pictures taken ~20 years later after the accident.
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Wingsuit flying is the art of flying the human body through the air using a special jumpsuit, called a wingsuit, that shapes the human body into an airfoil which can create lift.
The Russian Federal Highway connects city of Yakutsk with the south. This road melts down to 1 meter every summer for 2…3 months. Following photos were taken just prior to a major traffic jam of more than 600 vehicles. According to the witnesses, motorists ran out of fuel and food resulting in some serious altercations.
This deadly 35 miles stretch between La Paz and Coroico in Bolivia is estimated to claim the lives of 200-300 travelers every year. Would you have the guts to drive on this road?
The walkway has now gone many years without maintenance, and is in a highly deteriorated and dangerous state. Many people have lost their lives on the walkway in recent years. After four people died in two accidents in 1999 and 2000, the local government closed the entrances; however, adventurous tourists still find their way into the walkway.