Nostalgic story about a girl who lived in Skrunda-1

This is a special story. For me as a photographer (I dare to call myself like that) and to all of those involved. Story about childhood, memories, time, home… The little girl, let us call her Aļona, was sitting in the kitchen and eating soup made by her mother. The girl was three years old and lived with her parents in the town of Skrunda military radar. She was happy, loved and coddled by her parents. The town itself was nice ¬– clean, neat and cozy. With a kindergarten close…

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Trip to Skrunda 1 – Exploring the Soviet Ghost Town

Have you ever heard of Skrunda-1? Yes, it is the biggest ghost town of the Baltic States once harbouring around 5000 people. But what makes it special is that is it not just a regular ghost town, but for years it had a status of a top secret closed down area that held the most novel military installations Soviet Union had to offer. It is truly a desert for anyone interested in touching the past with their own fingers. So join us in this trip, but remember: one thing is…

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