Close up of a boy looking straight ahead as he prepares to board a ferry from the Greek island of Lesbos to the mainland
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'An exhausted quiet' on Greek migrant ferry

In the past few days more than 20,000 refugees, mainly from Syria, have arrived on the Greek island of Lesbos.

To ease conditions there, the government in Athens has chartered ferries to bring them to the mainland.

The BBC's Fergal Keane took the journey from Lesbos to Piraeus with the refugees.

  • 10 Sep 2015
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