Graphic showing Bilal's travel route across Europe
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Refugee's flight from Syria: 7,000 miles in 23 days

The journey from war-torn Syria to Europe is a long and often dangerous one, as people face the perils of crossing the Mediterranean and restricted borders.

Hundreds of thousands of people have travelled this route, seeking refuge in western Europe.

Bilal, 20, from Aleppo in Syria, kept a diary of his journey, as he travelled 7,000 miles in 23 days.

  • 16 Oct 2015
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