Inside City Plaza Hotel – self-organized refugee shelter

Approximately three months ago activists squatted an old business hotel in downtown Athens. The hotel is located on Achanon Street 76 near the center of the poor district of Victoria. As activists reported, especially at night the area around the hotel is a rough neighborhood. Several news agencies, websites and newspapers have been reporting about…Read more Inside City Plaza Hotel – self-organized refugee shelter

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Day Seven in Athens – little retrospective view on the past week

After not 'travel-blogging' for five days I am back with a normal daily report. The past days have been quite full of beautiful impressions, as well as shocking ones and fun moments. As we were driving to Thessaloniki we got the message from on-site that police started evicting the leftovers of self-established and -organized refugee camp 'Ekostation'.…Read more Day Seven in Athens – little retrospective view on the past week