We’ve got the ‘Kickstarter’ ball rolling! The River Gambia is getting nearer. 21 days to go!


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Jason Florio – at work – photographing the village chief (the ‘Alkalo’) of Kalaji, The Gambia, West Africa. Filmed by Helen Jones-Florio (for ‘Wobbly Productions’) on A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush – a 930km African odyssey’. The portraits of village chiefs and elders became an award-winning body of work: ‘Silafando – a gift to you on behalf of my journey’

BIG thanks to all who have jumped on board so far, with their support for the ‘River Gambia Expedition – 1000km source to sea African odyssey’. Your support and belief in what we are endeavoring to do is just what we need, to help bring this photography documentary to realization.

More updates coming soon. Please help to spread the word! Kickstarter

Many, many thanks

Jason & Helen (‘The Florios’)

River Gambia Expedition Leaders

Meet the 2012 Team

Image #1: Px3 (Prix de la Photographie) 2012 – Jason Florio ‘Silver Medal’ Portraiture

Image#2: Gambian woman waits for the ferry to cross the River Gambia at Karantaba, The Gambia, West Africa 2009 © Jason Florio

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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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