Donations are coming in…


Monday 11th June

Having officially launched the blog this afternoon, we are very excited to announce our very first donation to our ‘Expedition Fundraising Campaign’

A BIG thank you to Robert Jones of Fort Myers, Florida – a fellow traveller, who Florio met down in Mexico a couple of years back.

There will be a limited edition fine art print winging its way to you, Bob, once we’ve completed the expedition

We’re now a step forward, one paddle in the water, towards being in this river, thanks to you!

Florio & Helen x

Image: From ‘A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush – a 930km African odyssey’

Karantabah, The Gambia, West Africa

Gambian woman waits for the ferry to cross the River Gambia at Karantaba – Image © Jason Florio 2009

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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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