The art of walking, and the people you meet along the way…

    Wherever we are in the world, we walk, a lot, Florio and myself. As far as I’m concerned, it’s one of the only ways to truly discover a place – and the people who live there. One time, in 2009, we decided to walk around the small West African country of The Gambia. A mere 930km,Continue reading “The art of walking, and the people you meet along the way…”

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Photo of the Day – Sunset over Kunta Kinte Island, River Gambia ©Helen Jones-Florio

  The sun sets over baobab trees and Kunta Kinte Island Formally known as James Island (an important historical site in the West African slave trade), situated on the River Gambia, near to the villages of Juffureh and Albreda. Taken in 2009, whilst on a 930km African adventure – the first ever circumnavigation, completely byContinue reading “Photo of the Day – Sunset over Kunta Kinte Island, River Gambia ©Helen Jones-Florio”

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Walking the Victoria Lines, ‘The Great Wall of Malta’

  ‘Originally known as the North West Front and sometimes unofficially known as the Great Wall of Malta…a complex network of linear fortifications known collectively as the Victoria Lines‘ What a revelation… to find so much nature, and tranquility, particularly after having read recently the tiny Mediterranean island of Malta equated with the word: ‘cementation’‘.Continue reading “Walking the Victoria Lines, ‘The Great Wall of Malta’”

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