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Photographer, Jason Florio: Kedougou streets at night, Senegal, West Africa

Random photo of the day: what served as our local coffee shop during the day became a take-out food place by night – Kedougou, Senegal, West Africa © Jason Florio. To see more of Florio’s images from the River Gambia … Continue reading

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More personal thanks from West Africa to those who made the River Gambia Expedition possible

Our way of saying thanks to all those who made the River Gambia Expedition possible – with your participation in ‘An Exchange’ and the Kickstarter campaign. For that, we have been immensely humbled by your support and unprecedented generosity. Thank … 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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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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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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Update: Happy New Year from Basse, The Gambia, West Africa-River Gambia Expedition!

Happy New Year!! We have been unable to get internet connection for over two weeks and this connection in Basse, The Gambia, is frustratingly too slow to upload any images – we have so many to share + road and … 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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The weight of waiting…Kedougou, Senegal, West Africa

Wednesday November 28th 2012 Hurry up and wait…this should be the title of our book about the River Gambia Expedition so far. The journey began on our departure from Gatwick Airport, UK on the 16th October. However, since we arrived … Continue reading

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Quick update from Kedougou, Senegal – off to Guinea and the Fouta Djallon tomorrow

Monday 26th November – Kedougou, Senegal, West Africa Apologies for yet another quick update but we are having power problems – “its all about the power” as Florio keeps reminding us: camera batteries, laptops, cell phones…Anyhoo, we are in Kedougou, … Continue reading

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