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Photographer, Jason Florio, talks about his current New York exhibition ‘Silafando’ – portraits of Gambian chiefs and elders from our 2009 journey

In 2009 we walked 930km’s around The Republic of The Gambia, West Africa, completely by foot (‘bi tamala singalah’ – Mandinka language),  with three local Gambian friends, two donkeys, and a cart – to carry our camera gear and camping … Continue reading

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Today’s ‘shout out’ goes to the girls at Kemoto Point, The Gambia, for helping the River Gambia Expedition team to say ‘Thank you!’

We had a whole host of eager little volunteers at this particular village, where we camped overnight whilst on the last leg of the River Gambia Expedition. So, today’s BIG shout out to the Kemoto Point kids – and all … Continue reading

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Photographer-Jason Florio: brand new series of images from the River Gambia Expedition…a taster

More to come very shortly… Florio is updating his website as I write this…we’re reliving the journey, over and over, each day – looking through hundreds of images and updating this blog. Back here, in the city, it makes us … Continue reading

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Podcast: Photographer, Jason Florio – and River Gambia Expedition co-leader – talks to the One Hour Photo Show

Florio talks to Anderson Smith and Jillian Hayes on the One Hour Photo Show, about the River Gambia Expedition – photography, planning and hippos! More press and news about the journey: Meet the Press

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Heard but not seen: The hippo beneath the canoe…our first hippo encounter on the River Gambia Expedition, Senegal, West Africa

December 15th 2012 – River Gambia, Senegal, West Africa Despite not having seen the hippo in this instance – a mere taster of what we would face, literally, whilst on the River Gambia Expedition– it was enough to shake us … Continue reading

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PRESS: Chatterblog-thanks Louisa Jane Curtis for the ‘welcome back!’

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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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