LEAVING
THE ROAD
LEAVING
THE ROAD
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Chapter 2: The road

To reach Europe, the exiles take a deadly route across the Sahara desert. All fall into the hands of traffickers. Egbal grew up in the Nuba Mountains in Sudan. This physiotherapy student had to flee her bombed-out village. Alone, separated from her family, she fled the massacres and the war.

Click here to read the rest of the story, written and sung by the young survivors of Limbo.

 

WHY LEAVE YOUR HOME ?
Text Egbal, music Mathias Duplessy

The road was long, like never ending
Narrow tunnel, so long, so long.
Burning desert, burning loneliness
Never ending, so long, so long, so long.

Why leave your home, 
If you’re going nowhere ? 
Why leave your home, 
If you’re going…

Why leave your home, 
If you’re going nowhere ? 
Why leave your home, 
If you’re going, nowhere.

Thoughts of my loved ones, run through my head
God will I ever return again ?
Not a drop of water, had to stop breathing,
Run in the night, so long, so long, so long.

Why leave your home, 
If you’re going nowhere ? 
Why leave your home, 
If you’re going.

Why leave your home, 
If you’re going nowhere ? 
Why leave your home, 
If you’re going, nowhere.