Abdullah (not his real name) left Sudan in 2015, in search of a better life in Europe. Five difficult years later he met Hannah Parry, and the two became friends. Here, through Abdullah's own words, Hannah and Abdullah tell his story.
Volunteer aid worker Hannah Parry has worked closely with refugees making the perilous journey to Europe. In this piece she sheds light on some of their stories, and asks why their journeys are perceived so differently compared with people we typically consider adventurers.