Some photos from Misrata… stories to follow.
The Boat to Misrata (Libya): Men’s quarters vs. Women’s quarters
In Libya

The Boat to Misrata (Libya): Men’s quarters vs. Women’s quarters

Aug 4, 2011

Where approximately 2-300 women and children sleep (some dads too): & how the rebel fighters get on sleeping on the rooftop of the boat: After experiencing both, I’ll stick with the rebels. They’re actually quieter.

Why I had to visit Misrata (Libya).

Why I had to visit Misrata (Libya).

Aug 4, 2011

I had no intention of coming to Libya, more less Misrata, a place I followed in the news nearly all of April and May. I associated Misrata with vicious street battles, journalist’s deaths, and an apocalyptic downtown. But after becoming friends with so many Misratans in the hospital in Tunis I began to associate it ...

Greetings from Benghazi, Libya
In Libya

Greetings from Benghazi, Libya

Jul 27, 2011

Hi from Benghazi Libya… flew here from Tunis early yesterday morning after the Sfax, Tunisia – Misrata boat hit a snag. My place on last thursday’s boat was sabotaged by over-protective Libyan friends, but it was a blessing in disguise. The boat left 3 days after schedule. Many of the injured, and even a dead ...

Misrata-Tunis-Cairo-Kurdistan

Misrata-Tunis-Cairo-Kurdistan

Jul 3, 2011

I’m in a hotel room overlooking Tahrir square in Cairo. Just a few hours earlier there were more scuffles fires, glass and rocks being thrown, not to mention man grunts and yelling. There are a few hundred out there still cheering, screaming & occasionally roughing someone up. This used to do it for me. Do ...

Tea Party @ The Hospital

Tea Party @ The Hospital

Jun 16, 2011

The majority of the Libyans I’ve met in hospital are males (of all ages & backgrounds), but there are also women who have been injured by Gaddafi’s bombs, bullets and tanks. Not only are they dealing with life-altering injuries, most are grieving the loss of sons, husbands and fathers in a place far from home. ...