Press: Slate Magazine features the River Gambia Expedition

Thanks to Slate Magazine and Alyssa Coppelman for featuring our River Gambia Expedition – which we completed in January this year. ‘Jason Florio’s travels around the Republic of the Gambia read like tales of adventure from centuries past. Florio, along with his wife, Helen Jones-Florio, had already traveled extensively in the West African country beforeContinue reading “Press: Slate Magazine features the River Gambia Expedition”

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Happy Holidays from The Florios in The Gambia, West Africa!

An oldie but goldie, taken during our ‘Short Walk in the Gambian Bush – 930km African odyssey‘ in December 2009. We met this gentleman on the road – he seemed oblivious to the fact that he was wearing a santa hat in 95 degree heat! In fact, he made us feel instantly homesick for Christmas-timeContinue reading “Happy Holidays from The Florios in The Gambia, West Africa!”

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The Florios are back on ‘the smiling coast’ – ready to start our first photography workshop in The Gambia, West Africa

We are now ensconced in the ‘village-like’ Cape Point area of  The Gambia.  And, aside from being subjected to banging Bangra music – blasted at mac 11, until 3am this morning – all is well. The house we are staying in is surrounded by a rich, luscious tropical garden, accompanied by natures own acoustics –Continue reading “The Florios are back on ‘the smiling coast’ – ready to start our first photography workshop in The Gambia, West Africa”

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What it’s all about – photography workshops

teaching photography – a visual language Inaugural ‘Photos Tell Stories‘ Photography Workshop The Gambia, West Africa. December 2013 Award-winning Photographer: Jason Florio Workshop Producer: Helen Jones-Florio In partnership with the U.S. Embassy, Banjul, The Gambia In January 2013, when resting in The Gambia, upon completion of our second expedition – ‘River Gambia Expedition-1055km source-sea African odyssey‘ (theContinue reading “What it’s all about – photography workshops”

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