Category Archives: People

Photographer, Jason Florio: Imam’s wife and granddaughter – Hore Dimma, Fouta Djallon Highlands, Guinea-Conakry

Random photo of the day: early on in our journey, the River Gambia Expedition , we had traveled on local transport for 23 bone-juddering hours from Kedougou, Senegal, over the rockiest of roads to the village of Horé Dimma, to pay … Continue reading

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Today’s shout out goes to NUUN, UK – ‘You’re Always Active, Your Water Should Be Too’

March 26, 2013 – Today’s shout out goes to NUUN, UK – ‘You’re Always Active, Your Water Should Be Too’ ‘Nuun is leading the way in portable hydration with three drink options to keep you refreshed all day, everyday. All … Continue reading

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More personal ‘thank you’ banners to our donors – River Gambia Expedition

So many of your made this expedition possible – with your participation in ‘An Exchange’ and the Kickstarter campaign – in exchange for donations we offered Jason Floiro’s limited edition fine photography art prints, taken whilst on the River Gambia … Continue reading

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Jason Florio & Ebou’s random meeting in the gold mines of Senegal

On our travels through the gold mines of Senegal, out of the hundreds of thousands of migrants who travel from all over West Africa to the region, we bumped into this guy from The Gambia – our team mate, Ebou’s, … Continue reading

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Photographer, Jason Florio, ‘Silafando’ NY exhibition: award-winning portraits of Gambian village chiefs and elders

A solo exhibit of Jason Florio’s award-winning portraits of Gambian village chiefs (‘alkalo’s) and elders,  taken whilst on our 2009 expedition – ‘A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush-930km African odyssey‘ – starts this Saturday, March 23, 2013. Venue: Rush … Continue reading

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Gold mining village, Senegal, West Africa

To see more of Jason Florio’s new series of images from the River Gambia Expedition, please visit his website: floriophoto.com

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Fashion and the gold mines of Senegal, West Africa

Whilst we were on the River Gambia Expedition, it became apparent, that the ‘sagging’ jeans/hip hop culture has taken off big time in Senegal – and actually in The Gambia and the Fouta Djallon Highlands of Guinea-Conakry too. Check out … Continue reading

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