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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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Transform obstacles – River Gambia Expedition leaving date in sight – at last! Guinea here we come!

A rather apt ‘Thought for the Day’ appeared in my inbox yesterday: Transform Obstacles Is life an obstacle course? Sometimes it may feel like it. If you join the military you will be sent around an obstacle course of increasing … Continue reading

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Jason Florio gets ready to photograph the Tolleh Kaafo – the ‘Silly Group’ – Kartong, The Gambia, West Africa

We met the local Tolleh Kaafo women – the Silly Group – the other day, in Kartong village. Most villages will have such a group and, basically, their purpose is to lighten up situations, laughing and joking around, when things … Continue reading

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