Shenton Safaris

Posts by Helen & Jason Florio

British born, New York based husband and wife team – award-winning photographer, Jason Florio, and photography producer, Helen Jones-Florio – have worked together on assignments in Mexico, DR Congo, Kenya, West Africa, and the USA. They met in the Gambian bush over 15 years ago and in 2009 they made the first recorded circumnavigation of The Gambia by foot. 'A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush – a 930km African odyssey’. Jason produced what became an award-winning series of portraits of village chiefs Now they embark on their second expedition in this part of the world: ‘River Gambia Expedition 2012 – 1000km source-sea African odyssey’


Come early October we will be paddling the River Gambia from source to sea. During our journey, we’ll be travelling through the homelands of several West Africa tribes – beginning at the Fouta Djallon highlands of Guinea, we’ll then cross over the

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