Photo of the Day: Young boy in his canoe on the River Gambia, Senegal. Image by Jason Florio

River Gambia – source-to-sea December 2012 – January 2013 –  My wife, Helen Jones-Florio, and I co-led the first recorded source-to-sea expedition by canoe along the 1130km length of River Gambia, from its humble source in the remote highlands of Guinea, through Senegal and into The Gambia where it widens to nearly 14km and exitsContinue reading “Photo of the Day: Young boy in his canoe on the River Gambia, Senegal. Image by Jason Florio”

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Press: El Pais – ‘Tribal Royalty’. Portraits of Gambian Chiefs and Elders by Jason Florio

El Pais – Portraits of Gambian village chiefs, and elders ©Jason Florio. The formal portraits were taken whilst on the first fully documented circumnavigation, entirely by foot, of the small West African country (930km), in 2009, with Helen Jones-Florio

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#TBT: Moto-Taxi boys – Labé’s got style, Guinea-Conakry, West Africa

December 2012: ‘Labé, the capital of the Fouta Djallon, Guinea-Conakry, is motorcycle city. The streets are overrun with thousands of cheap Chinese-manufactured bikes and ‘moto- taxis’ are the way to travel, carrying a minimum of 2-3 passengers. As we walked around the town, we constantly darted out of  the way as  a ‘moto’ zoomed towardsContinue reading “#TBT: Moto-Taxi boys – Labé’s got style, Guinea-Conakry, West Africa”

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Looking back: A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush, 930km African Odyssey

‘A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush – 930km African Odyssey‘ Throughout November and December 2009 Expedition: The first-ever circumnavigation, completely by foot, of The Gambia, West Africa by award-winning photojournalist & filmmaker, Jason Florio, and photography producer, Helen Jones-Florio, three Gambians, two donkeys, and a cart! Along the way, Jason shot what have becomeContinue reading “Looking back: A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush, 930km African Odyssey”

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