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Athens has become a kind of purgatory for migrants entering Europe – a cramped, violent and sweltering waiting room that one may never get to leave.
9SIbeSkJNNM From the migrant exit point in Igoumenitsa, I made my way to Evros, the largest entry point for illegal immigration into Greece. I drove...
Igoumenitsa was the first stop on our journey to explore Greece’s migration situation. The town has become a hotspot for migrants, who have set-up camps on the mountainside next to the port.
Few recent immigrants intend to stay in Greece but most are trapped in the country either due to a lack of money or because of the difficulty in reaching other European destinations.
oGejHwUxVH0 Most visitors to Greece relate to its ancient past through monuments, museums, or, if they are really motivated, through books. Few, if any, are...