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Articles about volunteering at the Souda refugee camp on Chios Island, Greece, a landing spot for refugees, primarily Syrians and Iraqis, ferried over by unscrupulous boatmen on rafts from Turkey.  


Souda Refugee Camp, Greece, Part 1: Refugees Are Individuals

Souda Refugee Camp, Greece, Part 2: The Tiny Woman and New Lives

Souda Refugee Camp, Greece, Part 3: I Leave While They Keep Waiting


Kitties of Chios 


Photo essay introducing you to some of the friendly kitties in the medieval villages of Chios Island.



Southern Mastic Villages on Chios Island: Wandering Through the Medieval



Photo tour through the medieval mazes in the well-preserved villages of Mesta and Pyrgi.



Roadside Memorial Shrines Around Chios Island, Greece


A brief photo tour of the memorial shrines along the roads of Chios Island.




Historical Northern Hill Towns, Both Alive and Ruined, on Chios Island


The northern hill villages of Chios Island are different than the southern mastic villages. Here is a tour through some of the most popular sites on the northern side of the island.




From Tuesday Tales: 

A Life Left to the Cats


 A life we discovered whose memory seemed to have been abandoned. 






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