Thursday, March 17, 2016

“A girl waited for her shoes to dry at an improvised...

"A girl waited for her shoes to dry at an improvised border camp near near Idomeni, Greece. Before migration overwhelmed Europe last year, Idomeni was a tiny village near the Macedonian border. Every so often, a freight train rumbled over the tracks. But that northbound rail route soon attracted refugees heading toward Austria and Germany. Now, refugees exist in #Idomeni in a decrepit suspended animation. "I walked into the Idomeni camp last Thursday to begin a journey across Greece and witness firsthand the new dynamic of Europe's migration crisis — refugees, desperate and exhausted, are now frozen in place in a troubled country without the means to absorb them and no ability to pass them on," writes @nytimes reporter @yardleyjb, who was joined by the photographer @sergeyponomarev. Visit the link in our profile to see more from their journey across Greece." By nytimes on Instagram.

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