Jason Florio – new images from the River Gambia Expedition, West Africa


boy and bucket © Jason Florio

Many people from the Cuuballo people of Senegal come to The Gambia for fishing in the fresh water regions of the River Gambia. Photographed here is Sinju Mangan who came with his family to Kaur for the seasonal fishing. Image © Jason Florio

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L – Alkalo (village chief) of Karantaba preparing his fishing net in the River Gambia.
R – A young boy with a dead fish and net at the village of Karantaba, The Gambia. Images © Jason Florio

To view more of Florio’s latest body of work, taken whilst on the River Gambia Expedition, please visit his website: floriophoto.com

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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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