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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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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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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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Photographs from the length of a mighty river, by Jason Florio: The River Gambia, West Africa

To see more from the River Gambia Expedition series by Jason Florio, please visit his website floriophoto.com

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PRESS: Outside Magazine – ‘Expedition Improv: Traveling the length of the Gambia River’

Our interview with Joe Spring in Outside mag about the River Gambia Expedition – to read the whole interview click here and to view the gallery, please click here All images © Jason Florio – for more work, please visit … Continue reading

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Photographer, Jason Florio – hanging with the gold miners of Senegal, West Africa

Sunday December 16th – Sila Kounda, Senegal Starting from where we left in our last blog post about the River Gambia Expedition…we decided to spend a couple of days in the village, because there was a gold mine, Laminia, which … Continue reading

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Today’s shout out goes to ©Kelly Kettle – thanks for your support on the River Gambia Expedition!

  ‘River Gambia Expedition 2012 – 1000km source to sea Africa odyssey’  team thanks all our product sponsors, backers and collaborators for all their unprecedented support and product donations. We are extremely grateful and thankful. Today’s shout out goes to … Continue reading

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