Photo of the Day – Gunjur Masquerade, The Gambia, West Africa

Photo of the Day: Gunjur masquerade, The Gambia, West Africa. Image ©Jason Florio #DocumentingGambia See more of our masquerade series from West Africa floriophoto.com CURRENT LOCATION – APRIL 2021  THE GAMBIA, WEST AFRICA Assignment queries, and image licensing – Contact here

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Instagram: Kankurang – traditional masquerade, The Gambia, West Africa

    Walking along the beach, near Brufut, on Sunday, Jason and I happened across a Mandinka initiation ‘Coming of Age‘ ceremony – a traditional rite of passage. Three young boys had been brought to the beach, to be ceremonially washed by older boys, former initiates, as part of the final stages of their circumcisionContinue reading “Instagram: Kankurang – traditional masquerade, The Gambia, West Africa”

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Floriotravels on Instagram – traveling light

  For updates of our daily life, here in The Gambia, and further afield, check out floriotravels on Instagram. And, we’ll be posting more images  here on the blog, from our new portrait project – traditional masquerades of The Gambia – over the coming weeks. Thanks for stopping by The Florios – Helen & JasonContinue reading “Floriotravels on Instagram – traveling light”

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