Update 2nd Oct: 76% funded on Kickstarter for The River Gambia Expedition!


Kunta Kinteh Island (formally James Island), on the River Gambia, The Gambia, West Africa – image © Jason Florio 2009

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Date: Oct 2, 2012
34 Backers
$2,686 pledged of $3,500 goal
12 days to go!

Thanks so much to everyone, for support, pledges, words of encouragement, and faith in what we aiming to do..it’s all of this, and more, which helps us to move forward.

Jason Florio  and Helen Jones-Florio (‘The Florios’) x

‘River Gambia Expedition – 1000km source to sea African odyssey’

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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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