Press: ‘The Spirit of the Seaside’ – walking along the coastline of The Gambia, West Africa

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Waiting for the boat over to Jinack Island, The Gambia – Image © Helen Jones-Florio

 

March-May 2015Wings Magazine/Arik Air

As my wife, Helen, and I set off on an 80km six-day ramble along the sun-soaked coast of The Gambia’s relatively short coastline, it’s not
merely the splendour of the coast and heat of the sun we are after but also its mystical heritage... ” read the whole feature here – words by Jason Florio / Images by Jason Florio & Helen Jones-Florio

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Images ©  Jason Florio & Helen Jones-Florio

 

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When in The Gambia, West Africa…celebrate with 49 Haikus for each year of Independence

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Haikus for Gambia is the brain-child of Ibé Kaba – after discovering his Mandingo roots,  this is his unique way of celebrating 49 years of independence in The Gambia. Ibé contacted us a few weeks ago to see if we would mind him using some of Jason Florio’s images to accompany the haikus. We are delighted that he ended up using quite a few!

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Image © Jason Florio (‘Silafando’)

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