All posts tagged "refugee camp"

  • DISPATCH FROM CHIOS: The End and the Beginning

    When the darkest times bring people to the light. JACKSON HOLE, WY – My visa expired and I have officially been kicked out of Greece. I cannot return for 82 days. Now I find myself in Turkey...

    • Posted January 31, 2017
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  • DISPATCH FROM CHIOS: Water Landing

    It’s 3 a.m. and a dinghy teeming with shivering people has arrived to the shore. JACKSON HOLE, WY – I awoke to my phone buzzing. It was the Chios Eastern Shore Rescue Team’s “Alpha” number calling (the...

    • Posted January 17, 2017
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  • DISPATCH FROM CHIOS: Lousy Trades

    For the people living at the Souda refugee camp, life has become a game of concessions. JACKSON HOLE, WY – I didn’t know that color grey before I came here: snow melt mixed with raw ash, as...

    • Posted January 10, 2017
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  • DISPATCH FROM CHIOS: No Home for the Holidays

    A story of darkness, light and perspective. JACKSON HOLE, WY – It doesn’t feel like Christmas in Souda Camp as I cozy into my favorite corner of Muhammed’s Ikea container, where I’ve spent so many afternoons sipping...

    • Posted December 28, 2016
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