Friday photo: a tailor by day, a hunter by night, Fouta Djallon Highlands, West Africa

  ‘Group deliberation in English, Mandinka, Bambara, and French only confused the issue. We finally opted for what seemed the suicidal approach, by way of the river and hugging the bank, ready to leap into the knotted trees if the hippo came in for the kill.’ Jason Florio – Read more and see more onContinue reading “Friday photo: a tailor by day, a hunter by night, Fouta Djallon Highlands, West Africa”

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Press: River Gambia keeps on flowing… on Maptia.com

  ‘And yet, as we knelt and drank the clear water from where it first gathers in the sunlight, bubbling up from the giant natural cisterns beneath us, we felt that our source-to-sea journey had really begun… .’ Jason Florio – Maptia.com With thanks to Jonny Miller, and all at Maptia, for a beautifully laidContinue reading “Press: River Gambia keeps on flowing… on Maptia.com”

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Crowdfunding – a very personalized way to say ‘thank you’ to your sponsors and donors

Early in January 2013, we completed our ‘River Gambia Expedition – 1044km source-sea Africa odyssey‘, after covering three West African countries, from the source of the river in the Fouta Djallon Highlands of Guinea, on into Senegal, finally reaching our¬† journeys end where the River Gambia flows into the Atlantic Ocean in The Republic ofContinue reading “Crowdfunding – a very personalized way to say ‘thank you’ to your sponsors and donors”

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Slideshow: behind the scenes of the River Gambia Expedition -1044km source to sea African odyssey

In early December, 2012 – mid-January, 2013, we followed the course of one of Africa’s last major free-flowing rivers – the River Gambia. Along the way, Jason documented the everyday life of those people who’s lives depend on the river.   From the source of the of the river – in the Fouta Djallon HighlandsContinue reading “Slideshow: behind the scenes of the River Gambia Expedition -1044km source to sea African odyssey”

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