The Jungle of Calais has not disappeared. The forests of Grande-Synthe are now the refuge of thousands of migrants waiting for their chance to cross La Manche to the UK.
"I have my wife and daughter in Scotland," says Moussa. His expression denotes frustration and hope at the same time. From Guinea to Mali. From Mali to Niger. From Niger to Libya. From Libya to Italy. From Italy to Belgium. From Belgium to France. Six years of dangerous journey with the sole aim of being reunited with the family.
''Muddy Boots'' is the story that repeats itself daily, but that we cannot allow to fall into oblivion. Europe's forgetfulness and social immunity to the refugee crisis is the ultimate expression of the failure of the foundations on which it was built.
© Sergi Llanas Páez