National Geographic Traveller ‘The Gambia’ – Words & Images by Jason Florio

National Geographic Traveller Magazine – ‘The Gambia’. Images and words by Jason Florio. name. In this small, riparian nation on Africa’s west, life revolves around the river’s gently winding course as it makes its way out to sea…

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Urban drift and ‘the back way’ – the effect on one small West African village

  Kemoto Point, The Gambia, West Africa – ‘River Gambia Expedition – 1044km source-sea African odyssey‘ January 2013 Paddling up, in our two foldable canoes, towards the shore of Kemoto Point, we could see that our arrival was not going unnoticed – we were being closely observed by a dozen or so young kids, andContinue reading “Urban drift and ‘the back way’ – the effect on one small West African village”

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Expedition Stories: reaching the source of the River Gambia, Fouta Djallon Highlands

Looking back – Sunday 2nd December, 2013 Expedition Stories: Reaching the source of the River Gambia, Fouta Djallon Highlands, Guinea. The Highlands of Guinea-Conakry is one of the most stunningly visual places I have ever traveled in. The only real downside is that the ‘roads’ are utterly shocking. Calling them roads is a stretch. Rocky riverbeds would be aContinue reading “Expedition Stories: reaching the source of the River Gambia, Fouta Djallon Highlands”

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YOUTUBE: River Gambia – source-sea 1044km African Odyssey ©Jason Florio & Helen Jones-Florio

We can’t promote this beautiful tiny West African country enough – after all the turmoil The Gambia has experienced. In particular, recently. Following, is from our extensive archive of travels and adventures, in and around the country: ‘We did it! We completed the River Gambia Expedition – 23rd November 2012 – 21st January 2013 –Continue reading “YOUTUBE: River Gambia – source-sea 1044km African Odyssey ©Jason Florio & Helen Jones-Florio”

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