Category Archives: Sponsorship

Jason Florio’s prints for our donors – taken whilst on the River Gambia Expedition – are almost ready to ship!

Monday 8th April, 2013 – NYC, USA Neither of us have stopped since we got back to New York in early February, after eight months away – three of those on the River Gambia Expedition in West Africa. The last couple … Continue reading

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

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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Photographer, Jason Florio, talks about his current New York exhibition ‘Silafando’ – portraits of Gambian chiefs and elders from our 2009 journey

In 2009 we walked 930km’s around The Republic of The Gambia, West Africa, completely by foot (‘bi tamala singalah’ – Mandinka language),  with three local Gambian friends, two donkeys, and a cart – to carry our camera gear and camping … Continue reading

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Today’s ‘shout out’ goes to the girls at Kemoto Point, The Gambia, for helping the River Gambia Expedition team to say ‘Thank you!’

We had a whole host of eager little volunteers at this particular village, where we camped overnight whilst on the last leg of the River Gambia Expedition. So, today’s BIG shout out to the Kemoto Point kids – and 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 photograph’s the boy in the fur coat – The Gambia, West Africa

Diagabou village, The Gambia, West Africa This little boy in the fur coat was the son of alkalo Bakary Dabo, the village chief. On the morning we were leaving, he had followed  Florio and Ebou, when they returned from the … Continue reading

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Hippo alert – 11 o’clock! Fog horn at the ready, Jones! River Gambia, Senegal, West Africa

Tuesday 18th December 2012 – Djinji-Bantaco – paddling distance: 29km We set off from the village of Djinji around 10am this morning, paddling towards the next gold mining village of Bantaco – which we had heard was one of the … Continue reading

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