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Photographer, Jason Florio: Imam’s wife and granddaughter – Hore Dimma, Fouta Djallon Highlands, Guinea-Conakry

Random photo of the day: early on in our journey, the River Gambia Expedition , we had traveled on local transport for 23 bone-juddering hours from Kedougou, Senegal, over the rockiest of roads to the village of Horé Dimma, to pay … Continue reading

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Today’s shout out goes to ©Kelly Kettle – thanks for your support on the River Gambia Expedition!

  ‘River Gambia Expedition 2012 – 1000km source to sea Africa odyssey’  team thanks all our product sponsors, backers and collaborators for all their unprecedented support and product donations. We are extremely grateful and thankful. Today’s shout out goes to … Continue reading

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YouTube: Jason and Helen Florio talk about their imminent departure (3 days to go!) to Guinea and the source of the River Gambia, West Africa

The YouTube footage pretty much speaks for itself…which is a good thing as we are just running out of the door, this morning, to catch up with Concern Universal – Florio is taking some pics of one of their projects … Continue reading

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PRESS: ‘Wings’ Arik Airlines inflight magazine – ‘Inside Treck’ the best pain au chocolate in NYC & West Africa expeditions!

Inside Treck 01 Sep 2012 interview, travel favorites by Wings New York’s best pain au chocolat, a Gambian river adventure and Mali jazz – travel industry insiders reveal their favourite things on the planet Words Hannah Thompson Ever wonder how … Continue reading

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Building the 811 Ally 16.5′ canoe for the first time with our Gambian team – Kartong, The Gambia, West Africa

We got the whole River Gambia Expedition team together the other day, here in at Sandele Eco Retreat, near the village of Kartong – which is right on the beach and the Atlantic Ocean. – where we are staying as … Continue reading

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‘An Exchange’ – Extended due to demand: Jason Florio’s limited edition fine art photography prints

More images from award-winning photographer Jason Florio – please click here: Black & White Collection More images available, please click here: Colour Collection Update: October 22nd, 2012 – The Gambia, West Africa Since we made our target on Kickstarter (thanks … Continue reading

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And the rains came down – and the power followed – Gunjor fishing village, The Gambia, West Africa

Yesterday, we watched a gloriously magnificent electric storm – lighting up the Atlantic Ocean – from our vantage point (undercover. Well, almost…aside from the leaky roof of the beach bar we were sitting in) in Gunjor, a fishing village just … 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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A quick shout out, from The Gambia, West Africa, to our River Gambia Expedition product sponsors.

It’s with great thanks to all of our product sponsors, from the River Gambia Expedition team. We’ll posting photo’s of all the products in use, but by bit, throughout the journey, whilst here in West Africa – whether we are … Continue reading

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Blimey…we woke up in West Africa!!

Departed 16/10/12: Gatwick Airport, UK – on a very cold October early morn   Arrived 16/10/12: Yundum International Airport, The Gambia, West Africa – on a bi candita baci (very hot!) October mid-afternoon We were dreading our arrival into The … Continue reading

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