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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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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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