Dead towns and villages are only asleep in the day. At night it all awakens. All start moving, rustle... frogs croaking.
Cities like people, are mortal, they perish because of bad fortune. Vilchas bad fortune was location some 45 kms from reactor, in direction of where the first radiactive clouds drifted.
Must be a butcher's shop, "meat" written on signboard.
Visiting Chernobyl in the day is like watching horror movie and visiting it at night is like being in a horror story. You get this eery feeling of being watched by someone and you know this someone is not human.
Click here to watch YouTube video of night ride though dead zone.