15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Nadym swims in a lake in Berlin

Nadym, a 25-year-old Syrian refugee, enjoys a relaxing time swimming on a lake in Berlin. Nadym swam two kilometres of Aegean Sea to seek refuge, from Turkey to the Greek island of Kastellorizo. That was the safest way that he found to reach Europe.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Nepal
Camera: NIKON D7100
Copyright: © Maria Contreras Coll