Tag Archives: Leros

What do you do when a Small Boy Jumps out of a Cardboard Box in the Middle of your show?

The last tour of Meeting the Odyssey was planned in 2012 to happen in Greece, the home of the Odyssey. The idea was to show respect to the European cultural heritage and stand in solidarity with the financially struggling country. We set out to encourage dialogue to reduce prejudice. In the summer of 2016 the…

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Leros, June 8, 2016

We are in Leros since few days and try to figure out what to make of this our contemporary Odyssey. Leros is a greek island in the Dodecanese, a few miles from the coast of Turkey. Last year the 7.000 inhabitants of the island welcomed more than 7000 Syrian refugees, Afghans and Iraqis. To give…

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Entering Leros with Full Sails

It is eleven o’clock in the morning. The sun is already burning and my skin is reminding me of the places I failed to sunscreen efficiently yesterday. Reluctantly I pull my sleeve over my arm. No use in challenging the sun any further. I learned my lesson and unlike Icaros I try to be humble. I know not…

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