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Migrants had to walk along this railroad track for 11 hours as they attempted to reach Macedonia.
Migrants faced an 11 hour trek along this railroad track as they attempted to reach Macedonia for the first time.
Majd took this photo of fellow migrants in Athens, Greece.
Majd on a dock near the ferry boat that will transport him with other migrants to Athens after being released from a detention camp near Samos, Greece.
Migrants who traveled with Majd inside the police vehicle that was taking them to a port near Samos, after being released from a detention camp.
The detention camp for illegal migrants on an island near Samos, Greece.
Majd takes a 'selfie' with a friend after reaching the Greek island of Samos from Izmir, Turkey.
Migrants climb a hill on the Greek island of Samos following the voyage from Izmir, Turkey.
Majd and two other migrants on an inflatable boat sailing from Izmir, Turkey to Samos, Greece.
Migrants pose for a photo on an inflatable boat sailing from Izmir, Turkey to Samos, Greece.
The receipts Majd received after depositing 8,000 euros at the money transfer office run by the smugglers in Izmir, Turkey on September 18, 2014.
Urla (Izmir) Turkey – A collection wines produced at Urlice. In the wake of Bilge and Reha’s passion and success, other locals are following their example. Many other landowners are now becoming winemakers after coming to realize the potential of their region. In spite of all difficulties, Bilge and Reha claim to be optimistic about the future of winemaking in Turkey. As a result of the new interest of their fellow villagers in wine, one of their major goals, to turn Urla into a wine producing hub, is slowly being realized. (Photo by Piero Castellano)
Urla (Izmir) Turkey – Bilge Bengisu (third from right), co-founder and co-owner of Urlice winery, offers her Clairet wine to some visitors in her home. As new anti-alcohol legislation bans public wine tastings, Bilge and Reha must do wine tastings in their home to avoid any legal trouble. (Photo by Piero Castellano)
Pouring a glass of Ulrice wine.
A bottle of Urlice’s Clairet, a rosé wine, with an old wine carafe used to serve wine to visitors in the porch of Urlice’s vineyard. The increasing wine culture in Turkey has made possible the rise of family owned boutique wineries that can only rely on quality to resist competition form huge commercial brands. (Photo by Piero Castellano)
Urla (Izmir) Turkey – Two bottles of Urlice’s Cabernet Sauvignon on the porch table in the vineyard. To enter the niche market of quality wines, Bilge and Reha keep their wines 100% organic. (Photo by Piero Castellano)