On the 9th of October I made a last minute decision to cross the channel and visit the migrant camp in Calais.
Although only there for a few hours I was able to explore the living conditions and speak with a few of the Migrants and Refugees. The Storify embedded below is a summery of some of the captured conversations.
The original plan was for me to head into Calais and follow a group delivering donated bicycles to the migrants.
I had initially felt uncomfortable going in empty handed but this meant I explored the camp with curiosity in my eyes and not pity. No one there, no matter how hungry or traumatised asked me for anything other than respect.
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