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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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More hippo sightings and more of the waiting game on the River Gambia, Senegal

Friday 21st December, 2012 – Paddling distance: 22.08km (total to-date: 105.73km) – River Gambia Expedition Before we headed back out on the River Gambia for the town of Mako – or next port of call – we paid a last … 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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Photographer, Jason Florio, at work – the gold mines of Senegal, West Africa

Thursday 20th December, 2013 – Paddling distance: 11.4km (total to-date: 83.65km) – River Gambia Expedition  A relatively short day on the River Gambia today, as we wanted to visit another gold mine, in Senegal. This stretch of the river is … 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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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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Jason Florio – Fine Art Photography Prints: The River Gambia

Jason Florio’s on-line fine art photography gallery has just been updated – now featuring a series of his sublime images from the River Gambia Expedition. For sales, price list and any information on the B&W and the Color Galleries, please … Continue reading

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PRESS: TRUNK Magazine – Postcard – ‘Gambia and Back’

Thanks to David Cicconi and all at Trunk magazine for their recent feature on Postcard – ‘Gambia and Back’ about our ‘River Gambia Expedition – 1000km source-sea African odyssey‘. Much appreciated! Trunk also recently ran 18 pages of Florio’s Gambina … 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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