The ’811 16.5′ Ally Folding Canoe, made by Bergans of Norway, is out of the box…and the cardboard box continues to have its uses

The Ally is out of the box – as modelled by Florio – Expedition photographer and co-leader. Image © Helen Jones-Florio

And the empty box has it’s uses…as modelled by Jacob. Image © Jason Florio

If you would like to find out how you can help us get the 2nd canoe that we need for our Gambian team mates, Abdou and Ebou, for the ‘River Gambia Expedition 2012 – 1000km source to sea African odyssey’ please check out expedition photographer and co-leader, Jason Florio, on Vimeo…he explains all.

Footage of the Ally being assembled coming shortly!

Thanks for popping by.


The Florios

P.S. Thanks again to Tony, Tamarack Outdoors, for facilitating the deal with Bergans of Norway for the canoe.


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) (under 'Projects') 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
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2 Responses to The ’811 16.5′ Ally Folding Canoe, made by Bergans of Norway, is out of the box…and the cardboard box continues to have its uses

  1. Erin says:

    Too funny! I suppose all expedition planning and no play would make Florio a dull boy, indeed! Ha!

  2. Pingback: Travel Plans Update: The River Gambia Expedition 2012 – things are falling into place and our leaving date for West Africa is in sight. At last. |

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