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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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Jason Florio & Ebou’s random meeting in the gold mines of Senegal

On our travels through the gold mines of Senegal, out of the hundreds of thousands of migrants who travel from all over West Africa to the region, we bumped into this guy from The Gambia – our team mate, Ebou’s, … Continue reading

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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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A woman’s fight for her right to paddle…on the River Gambia, Senegal, West Africa

17th December: Sila Kounda – Djinji, Senegal. 26.06km “This paddle is mine – look it’s even got my name on it!“. And that’s exactly what I had to do – write my name on the bloody thing! Ok…so this side … Continue reading

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Photographer, Jason Florio – at work – gold mines, Senegal, West Africa

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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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