2009 Expedition: A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush – a 930km African odyssey


‘A Short Walk in The Gambian Bush – a 930km African odyssey’ – 2009. Jason and Helen made the first recorded circumnavigation of The Gambia, West Africa, on foot, with two donkeys and a cart. The expedition resulted in an award-winning body of work, which received international press attention and exhibitions – of village chiefs and elders

Portraits of Gambian village chiefs and elders © Jason Florio

http://www.floriophoto.com/#/projects/the%20gambia%20-%20930km%20african%20odyssey/1/

http://930kmafricanodyssey.tumblr.com/

Logo Design: Lawrence Williams, Makasutu Culture Forest, The Gambia

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About River Gambia Expedition 2012

Jason Florio, FRGS: award-winning photojournalist. Helen Jones-Florio: expedition & photography producer. 2009: The couple co-led the West Africa expedition 'A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush - a 930km African odyssey' - the first circumnavigation of the small West African country, by foot, with two donkeys and a cart. Resulting in the award-winning series of portraits of Gambian village chiefs (Alkalo's) www.floriophoto.com (under 'Projects') http://930kmafricanodyssey.tumblr.com/ 2012-13: The couple co-led their second West Africa expedition - 'River Gambia Expedition - 1000km source-sea Africa odyssey' over-landing for 400km and canoeing the River Gambia for 720km https://rivergambiaexpedition2012.wordpress.com
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