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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Looking back: A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush, 930km African Odyssey

‘A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush – 930km African Odyssey‘ Throughout November and December 2009 Expedition: The first-ever circumnavigation, completely by foot, of The Gambia, West Africa by award-winning photojournalist & filmmaker, Jason Florio, and photography producer, Helen Jones-Florio, three Gambians, two donkeys, and a cart! Along the way, Jason shot what have becomeContinue reading “Looking back: A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush, 930km African Odyssey”

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#ThrowBackMonday – Behind the scenes : Jason Florio’s portrait of ‘Samba Fishing’ – River Gambia, West Africa

  During our time canoeing the length of the River Gambia, on our exploration of the people whose livelihoods depend on the river, we spent each night wild camping on the river bank – whether it be camping on a sandbank in the middle of the river (burning a fire all night long to deter the hippos!), on rockyContinue reading “#ThrowBackMonday – Behind the scenes : Jason Florio’s portrait of ‘Samba Fishing’ – River Gambia, West Africa”

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Back in The Gambia, West Africa – images ©Jason Florio & Helen Jones-Florio

A recap, from The Gambia, West Africa – April 2018 Here we are, back in our second home… As ever, there are lots to see and do – and, a little time out from work to reconnect and celebrate with old friends   And, of course, there is always the #9 pack…     Peaceful marches… ConnectedContinue reading “Back in The Gambia, West Africa – images ©Jason Florio & Helen Jones-Florio”

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