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MISSION ACCOMPLISHED! The River Gambia Expedition team reach the Atlantic Ocean, Banjul, The Gambia after over 1100km road and river!

Tuesday 22nd January 2013 After two months on the road and camping on the banks of the River Gambia, we bloody well did it!! The River Gambia Expedition team reached the Atlantic Ocean, in The Gambia, yesterday, 21st January – … Continue reading

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Our 1st canoe is assembled! The ‘811 16.5′ Ally Folding Canoe’ by Bergans of Norway – as modelled by Jason Florio

Image © Helen Jones-Florio – Florio models the Ally Canoe beautifully!! UPDATE: Sept 27 – We now have paddles and trucks (for portaging the canoes) from System X, Wokingham Surrey, UK. Thanks for the support, Helen & the crew!! We … Continue reading

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Messing about on the water…The Thames, to be more precise – with the Surrey Canoe Club gang!

Thanks to Sophie Powell for the photo and for arranging the informal paddle around Desborough Island, in Walton-on-Thames, last night. It was great fun to hang out with the guys from the ‘Surrey Canoe Club’ – despite the fact that … Continue reading

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Dream boats…folding Canadian canoe…anyone? We just need ONE more. Can you help?

NEWSFLASH!  21st Aug 2012: we now are the proud owners of 1 x 811 16.5′ Ally Folding Canoe – BIG thanks to Tamarack Outdoors, UK, for facilitating a deal with Bergan’s of Norway (who make the expedition-style beauties). Now…we just … Continue reading

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Our 1st canoe is assembled! The ‘811 16.5′ Ally Folding Canoe’ by Bergans of Norway – as modelled by Jason Florio

Image © Helen Jones-Florio We did it!! A first for both of us – assembling our very own canoe! Mr Florio models it beautifully. Now we just need to raise enough to get the second one (for our Gambian team … Continue reading

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Dream boats…folding Canadian canoe…anyone?

NEWSFLASH!  21st Aug 2012: we now are the proud owners of 1 x 811 16.5′ Ally Folding Canoe – BIG thanks to Tamarack Outdoors, UK, for facilitating a deal with Bergan’s of Norway (who make the expedition-style beauties). Now…we just … Continue reading

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