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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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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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Wed 10th October, 2012: River Gambia Expedition Update, Jason Florio’s fine art photography prints, and dug outs v Ally folding canoes!

As mentioned in a previous post, we now have a leaving date for the River Gambia Expedition – we fly down to The Gambia, West Africa, next week – at last (16th October – thanks to Jenny and Matt and … 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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A hare’s breath away from our target – and 9 days from flying down to West Africa for the River Gambia Expedition

Update: Sunday 7th October, 2012 We’ve had an overwhelming response to both our initial ‘An Exchange’ offer, here on the website (which is still running) and our most recent Kickstarter campaign (deadline is the 15th October), for our ‘River Gambia … Continue reading

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Our River Gambia Expedition leaving date is set! Thanks to The Gambia Experience for their support

At last!! We have a leaving date, to fly down to The Gambia, West Africa, to begin final preparations for our ‘River Gambia Expedition – 1000km source to sea African odyssey‘. 16th October is the date. And, it’s with BIG … Continue reading

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Press: Chatterbox Enterprises – Louisa Jane Curtis

Thanks to fellow Brit (and our New York neighbour), Louisa Jane Curtis, for the recent plug on her Chatterbox blog – which will also go into the newsletter early October – regarding our Kickstarter Campaign for the ‘River Gambia Expedition-1000km … Continue reading

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Dream boats…folding Canadian canoe…anyone? We just need ONE more. Can you help?

NEWSFLASH!  21st Aug 2012: we now are the proud owners of 1 x 811 16.5′ Ally Folding Canoe – BIG thanks to Tamarack Outdoors, UK, for facilitating a deal with Bergan’s of Norway (who make the expedition-style beauties). Now…we just … Continue reading

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Vimeo: Multi award-winning photographer, Jason Florio, talks about the River Gambia Expedition 2012 -‘An Exchange/Fine Art Prints

Please click on above image to view video ‘The River Gambia Expedition 2012 – 1000km source-sea African odyssey’ 1 river. 2 borders. 3 countries Guinea-Senegal-The Gambia, West Africa Paddles in the water by early October 2012 Some of you know … 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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