Physical hazards at the Pripyat swimming pool

It's easy to walk right out the windows in many buildings in the abandoned town of Pripyat. The glass is long gone, and the dense foliage gives the appearance of being on the ground floor when you're really on, say, the third floor. Here are some views and commentary from the upper floor of the famous municipal swimming pool in Pripyat. (June 2010) For more about this trip, please see