Shadows, echoes, and reflections: three stories

Shadows, echoes, and reflections: three stories

Day: 35 Distance covered: 5,831 km (3,623 miles)  Subjects found: 10 It’s easy to think of a human trafficking organisation as some monstrous vile octopus stretching its tentacles out from the shadows, or a network of crime lords hidden away in their mansions....
Meet Dian

Meet Dian

Day: 27 Distance covered: 4,549 km (2,827 miles) Subjects found: 10 Time is running short.  Marinho and I have spent 54 of the past 65 hours on buses, bouncing through the Sumatra jungle where many of the roads are hardly deserving of the name. We’ve been racing...
Meet Chuchu and Ismet

Meet Chuchu and Ismet

Day: 23 Distance covered: 2,748 km (1,707 miles) Subjects found: 9 They told us it was impossible.  All the locals here in Indonesia who saw my photograph of the man with the bicycle assured us he was homeless, a drifter. Of all our one hundred subjects, apart from M...
Meet Wandi

Meet Wandi

Day: 21 Distance covered: 2,729 km (1,696 miles) Subjects found: 7 We’re three weeks deep, and have been putting a lot of road behind us in the past few days. Gone are the lush forests and broad sandy beaches of Bali and Lombok; in their place, the madness of...
Meet Amak Juni

Meet Amak Juni

Day: 18 Distance covered: 2,134 km (1,326 miles) Subjects found: 6 When Marinho and I began this journey two weeks ago, we stepped into darkness. We didn’t know who we’d find, or what they’d tell us. We merely hoped our stories and theirs would be...

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