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Photographer, Jason Florio: the source of the River Gambia, Fouta Djallon Highlands, Guinea-Conakry, West Africa

Random photo of the day: ‘The source of the River Gambia is surrounded – protected – by a low, red stone, wall. We entered through a tiny gap in the wall, into a copse of trees – Florio and I … Continue reading

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Every picture tells a story: River Gambia Expedition – latest new images from Jason Florio

These images were taken, by Jason Florio, whilst on the ‘River Gambia Expedition – 1000km source-sea African odyssey’ From November 23rd 2012 – January 21st 2013, we travelled 1130km overland ,via motorcycles and local transport, before getting into our two … Continue reading

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Back in Kedougou, Senegal – prepping to get ‘The Twins’ – Ally 811 canoes – onto the River Gambia + negotiations, Senegalese style.

Wednesday 12th December 2012 – back in Kedougou, Senegal, to pick up ‘The Twins’ – our Ally811 canoes Thank God! No more spine jarring, teeth rattling, motorcycle rides, up, down, or around the Fouta Djallon Highlands of Guinea-Conakry. The eight-hour … Continue reading

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PRESS: Chatterblog-thanks Louisa Jane Curtis for the ‘welcome back!’

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Bone-juddering Fouta Djallon Highland roads and the stoned biker! Eight dust-covered hours from Mali Ville–Kedougou, Senegal

The River Gambia Expedition story continues… Saturday 8th December – Mali Ville, Guinea-Conakry, Fouta Djallon Highlands, West Africa Yesterday morning we were up at 6am, waiting for the driver of a Land Cruiser. The previous day, we had arranged for … Continue reading

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River Gambia Expedition: Mali Ville – ‘we’re on top of the world, ma!’ – Guinea Conakry, West Africa

 The River Gambia Expedition story, continued… Thursday 6th December 2012 – Mali Ville, Fouta Djallon Highlands, Guinea-Conakry And that is exactly what it felt like – Mali Ville being the highest town, elevation-wise, in the Fouta Djallon Highlands. It looked … Continue reading

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Coming next: The River Gambia Expedition team moto-taxi up and down the Fouta Djallon Highlands, Guinea-Conakry

Update – Thursday 6th December 2012: Mali Ville – ‘we’re on top of the world, ma!’ –Fouta Djallon Highlands, Guinea Conakry, West Africa We arrived in Mali Ville covered in a thick layer of red dust, from the road – … Continue reading

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