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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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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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UPDATE: ‘An Exchange’ and Kickstarter donors – Jason Florio’s fine art photography prints

Update – March 7, 2013: ‘An Exchange’ and Kickstarter donors We are currently working on a pdf of Jason Florio’s images from the River Gambia Expedition – for those of you who donated $100+ – for you to make your … Continue reading

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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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