It may seem strange, but the areas of environmental disasters become popular tourist sites. After the release of the HBO series, there were lines of people in tour agencies in Europe who wanted to see the Chernobyl area with their own eyes.
When the Pink Floyd band made its famous video about the Aral Sea, thousands of tourists rushed there to take pictures with the abandoned ships in the background.
Tourism is not only about getting lazy on the beach. It is increasingly becoming about learning our weird and sometimes cruel world.
The word “Barsakelmes” sounds like a password to those of us who are really concerned about the future of our planet.
Today, our expedition is going to the place the name of which means “going and not coming back”, although we will do our best to return safe and sound.