Your Ticket to Calamity, Lunch Included

From Chernobyl to the wreckage of Hurricane Katrina, disaster tourism is on the upswing
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The dress code for visitors: no shorts, no sandals. Geiger counter mandatory. The destination: Chernobyl. For as little as $135, you can spend a day touring the site of the world's worst nuclear accident. The excursion includes visits to a radioactive ghost town and the dilapidated sarcophagus covering Chernobyl's nuclear reactor core, still burning 22 years after it exploded.

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