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BIG THANKS to just a few of our donors…more pics to come as we traverse the River Gambia, W Africa

    Again, BIG BIG thanks to everyone for their support. We would not be able to do this otherwise. More ‘thank you’ images coming soon as! We miss you all!! Big Love H & Flo xx       … Continue reading

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Jason Florio – images from Guinea-Conakry, West Africa

Just a few pics to be going on with. We promise to connect the dots, re the images, as soon as we can get on line long enough to do so. Thanks as always for stopping by. The Florios – … Continue reading

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New profile pics of the River Gambia team, in Guinea (after 8 bone-rattling hours on the back of a motorbike!)

        More to come very soon on our ‘road’ trip on the back of ‘moto’s’ from Mali Ville, Guinea, back to Kedougou, Senegal – all coccyx-shaking eight hours of it! And, that was after our main moto-guy … Continue reading

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Update: The long and winding road…Kedougou, Senegal-Guinea-Conarkry-and back again

     Tuesday 11th December, 2012 – Kedougou, Senegal It’s been over a week since we were able to get on line and update. Not that we haven’t been busy, as a River Gambia Expedition team. Florio has been doing … Continue reading

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YouTube: Jason and Helen Florio talk about their imminent departure (3 days to go!) to Guinea and the source of the River Gambia, West Africa

The YouTube footage pretty much speaks for itself…which is a good thing as we are just running out of the door, this morning, to catch up with Concern Universal – Florio is taking some pics of one of their projects … Continue reading

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The River Gambia Expedition team – together. At last! The Gambia, West Africa

Thursday 19th October 2012 This is how are day started: auto breakdown#1 Once we got the motor started (putting fuel in helped somewhat), we made our way to the Senegambia area for a meeting at the American Embassy. A successful … Continue reading

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Protronica on board – we are powered up for the River Gambia Expedition!!

We have been incredibly fortunate to have Rob Garner of Protonica to team up with us and our MacBook Pros for our River Gambia Expedition. Keeping our MacBooks powered up while weeks away from grid fed power has been a … Continue reading

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Welcome onboard – Pehr Karlsson of Organo Gold

We want to welcome Pehr Karlsson of Organo Gold who has  jumped on board as a very generous fiscal sponsor. I met Pehr in May in the beautiful Swedish village of Jät while I was shooting a story on Mid-Summer … Continue reading

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Vimeo – Award-winning photographer Jason Florio talks about the River Gambia Expedition 2012 and ‘An Exchange’ for his fine art prints

To view the above Vimeo footage, please click on the above image. And, to check out the whys and wherefores about our River Gambia Expedition 2012, please click here OK…now its time for our BIG push on the fundraising front. … Continue reading

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How the hell do you deal with 6,000+ hippo’s?! Any first hand experience, anyone? Advice and comments left on the blog will be much appreciated!

Update: Philip Harwood ‘Canoeing the Congo’left us a message the other day, via Explorers Connect with his experience on dealing with hippos: “Hippos … All the obvious stuff. The locals on the Congo always just stopped, and waited till the … Continue reading

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