More personal ‘thank you’ banners to our donors – River Gambia Expedition

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Michael Mut/ Love Yourself Project, NYC – Kartong, The Gambia, West Africa

So many of your made this expedition possible – with your participation in ‘An Exchange’ and the Kickstarter campaign – in exchange for donations we offered Jason Floiro’s limited edition fine photography art prints, taken whilst on the River Gambia Expedition . For that, we were immensely humbled by your support and unprecedented generosity.

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Teru Kuwayana, NY, USA – Bonto, River Gambia, The Gambia

Before we first sent out our fundraising emails we tried to think of a unique way of saying thank you to everyone who chipped in. The above is what we came up with. And, along the way, we had fun doing this…so many people we met on the journey, who participated when we explained, loved the idea of it – and/or loved the camera! Either way, it worked out really well.

Please see our ‘big thanks page’ for more banners.

BIG Thanks!

The Florios – H & Flo x

To see Jason Florio series of images from the River Gambia, please check out his website: www.floriophoto.com

‘The Love Yourself Project’ – in the house at the London 2012 Olympics – technical rehearsal/July 25th

Thanks to my sister, Jacqui Jones-Kimberlin, and my brother-in-law, Stanley Kimberlin, who work for the lighting company, Syncrolight, USA, we felt extremely privileged to get three tickets to see the full ‘Technical Rehearsal’ for the London 2012 Olympics, on Wednesday night. And, it was truly SPECTACULAR!! We took loads of photos and film footage but, as Danny Boyle, director of the Olympic Opening Ceremony, stressed on the night: “save the surprise” (i.e. please don’t twitter or share photos before the official opening this evening – Friday 27th July). So, we will save the surprise – and, we assure you, it will be worth the wait!

H doing her bit for The Love Yourself Project and the London 2012 Olympics. Image © Jason Florio

However, without giving too much away, we managed to get a little product placement in for one of our donors – ‘The Love Yourself Project’, based in New York – for our ‘River Gambia Expedition 2012‘. These little stickers will be coming all the way to West Africa with us too, where we’ll give them out to people we meet on our travels.

Tyrone Florio – supporting The Love Yourself Project – London 2012 Olympic stylee. Image © Jason Florio

Oh, ok then…just a little peek…

London 2012 Olympic Stadium at dusk © Helen Jones-Florio (July 25th 2012)

Thanks to Michael Mut and The Love Yourself Project for their support.

Big Love, The Florios xx

Please click on the image below to watch Jason Florio as he explains how you can own one of his fine art photography prints, from a series of images he will take whilst on the 2012 expedition: