Monthly Archives: February 2019

Riot

Well, as time has gone by, things in the camp have become more unbearable, as expected. Something that has been unexpected; however, is the number of new boats arriving on Leros. Since the last time I wrote about the dire … Continue reading

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Ioannina III

And just like that, I’m back in southern Greece, cruising on the Aegean, heading back “home” to Leros. I guess I can say “home” now because I have my own flat there, and my heart lives there too. When I … Continue reading

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Ioannina II

Ioannina is a fascinating city.  I don’t feel like I’m in Greece. I’ve seen some Greek islands, I’ve been all around Athens, and I’ve driven the southern coast of the country, but nothing is like this little city positioned up … Continue reading

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Ioannina I

I’m in Ioannina, Greece now (pronounced “Yah-Nee-Nah” by the locals). I woke up this morning a little confused about what I was doing here, but at the same time, lying in bed and “coming to”, I felt like I was … Continue reading

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One Split Decision, One Year on an Island

A bit of information was thrown my way at 9:00 this morning at our daily team meeting. One of our team members had been to a meeting with the director of the Hotspot camp and learned that, for the refugees … Continue reading

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Slowly Slowly Reopening

It’s been an interesting few weeks here on Leros since my last update. It’s funny, usually when I don’t post for weeks and weeks, it’s because there isn’t enough going on that warrants taking time to write about. This has … Continue reading

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News From the Refugee Trail: January Edition

Greetings family and friends, As many of you know, I’m back in the European Union, doing another jaunt of volunteering for the majority of 2019. I left New York at the very end of October and, after a quick stop … Continue reading

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