‘You people cannot walk, you only move in cars’ The Independent newspaper- Travel


 'You people cannot walk, you only move in cars' The Independent - Travel

Image © Jason Florio, 2009 – arriving at the lumo (market), The Gambia, West Africa

A little more background on our previous expedition – ‘A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush’

When we returned from our 930km walk around The Gambia in 2009, Florio was commissioned by The Independent, a British national newspaper, in London, to write an article about our expedition for their travel section: ‘You people cannot walk, you only move in cars’

Boys playing on a boat on the River Gambia, Tendaba, The Gambia, West Africa

Boys playing on a boat on the River Gambia, Tendaba, The Gambia, West Africa. Image © Jason Florio, 2009

Please click on the image below to watch Jason Florio as he explains how you can own one of his fine art photography prints, from a series of images he will take whilst on the River Gambia Expedition 2012:

 

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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