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.
The original Storify link is gone as Storify no longer exists.
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