A young Sudanese man standing in the back of his tent where they have built an outdoor kitchen with his friends. Gave up to try to go to England as it is too risky, he applied for Asylum in France, having to wait in the jungle until he receives an answer about his case.
Cutting hair and daily shaving is a regular activity around the camp. Even if these young men living in poor conditions, Still care in maintaining their look.
As of late September 2015, 3,500 migrants living in this deplorable condition; yet the sky remains as a sign of hope.
A young Sudanese man in his outdoor kitchen located in the back of his tent. Making an early evening coffee for his friends as it will be a long night.
Inside one of the tents, pouring milk as the sudanese people say it is good for your stomach. The night will be long, the milk keeps warmth in your stomach
Inside the home of a young sudanese man which is made out of wood and covers.
Hope is always here... cheerful conversations and singing.
A young migrant looking out to cross the highway to try to access the lorries getting inside the eurochannel.
Young migrants getting flashed by the Police while trying to cross to access the lorries. The Police walks them back towards the highway to get them away.
Waiting by the highway for the right moment to cross so that the police won´t see them.
Waiting by the highway.
Next morning by the Sudanese area. Sometime there´s nothing else to do but just to wait.
Young men bringing back palettes of wood to build new homes and kitchens.
A middle-aged man from Sudan sharing his painful story and his journey to Europe during a video interview.
A young man washing his feet, early morning.
The sun still shines on these beautiful migrants.
Afghan men building a restaurant. Some of these men gave up trying to go anywhere and decided to built their own businesses around the camp. Do with what you have.
Building a food shop.
Waiting by the entrance of the camp. The Calais highway is fenced all the way outside the city and watched by the police.
A young Afghan man, running away from the Taliban inside his tent which he shares with three other friends.
This is a typical scene of how people leave in the jungle, a mixture of tents and wooden shacks. Hope is always felt in the background.
Building a new home.
Young man inside a new home that is being built.
Building a new home.
Building a new home. The covers are hang over the panels of wood to keep some of the cold out.
Sudanese tradition is to gather everyone around the table, share the same dish and eat with your hands. Each meal is sacred and I was lucky enough that they let me take a photo during their supper which they shared with open heart.
Children playing on the beach located behind the camp. "Here´s England" they say as they point their finger towards the sea. Children and women are kept inside the jules ferry center which is supervised by the organisation " La vie active". It is a special day when they get to go out and play on the beach.
Two young brothers coming back from the beach, the camp located behind them at the end of the road.
Many migrants die every week on the train tracks. As you walk along these tracks, a lot of clothing remains.
Nana and Dom Dom are a retired couple who come daily to the jungle to supply generators with internet routers to the migrants so they can charge their phone and go online to contact their family.
A man trying to reach an internet connection in the middle of his camping area.
There are few fixed location with pouring water around the camp. All people have to go there and wash their dishes daily.
Every weekend many individuals and organisations come from England and France to give clothing and food to the migrants. Long several queues are formed.
Inside one of the donation line.
A young man standing by one of the donation trucks.
A catholic church was built for the camp made out of wood and plastic covers. Every Sunday there is a mass that goes on for several hours in the morning until lunch time. Everyone is welcomed.
Young men inside the church.
On the other side, the women are praying.
Leaving the morning mass.
Young Iraqis men getting out of the camp to play on a real football field.
Inside one of the Afghan restaurants.
Some performances are giving by artists and musicians on the weekends. Keeping the spirit and hope alive for a better life.