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Walking the Nile

Walking the Nile

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In August 2014, Levison Wood reached the Mediterranean Sea; nine months and 3750 miles after beginning his epic challenge to be the first person to walk the entire length of the River Nile. Inspired by his lifelong fascination with Africa, Levison came across extraordinary people, natural wonders and unique wildlife in some of the continent's most remote and spectacular locations.

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Day 262 - Egypt: Cairo

After an exhilarating arrival into Cairo, Lev and the crew explore the city

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Mapping progress

The route that Lev will take from the source to the sea is not a direct one. He will follow the meandering river as closely as the terrain allows. It is likely that his journey will be even longer than the 4,250 mile path of the river itself.

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About the Journey

On 3rd December 2013, Levison Wood will take the first steps of his 4,250 mile expedition and so begin a unique exploration of the continent in the most ambitious and intimate way possible...

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Walking the Nile: On the road

Lev films a little friend he finds on the road in Tanzania

Walking with Purpose

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Lev is using the coverage that his epic journey attracts to benefit charities that have particular significance for him. Please read about them and give them your support.

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Supporters

Lev's journey has been supported by various suppliers and commercial organisations.

Walking the Nile synopsis

In August 2014, Levison Wood reached the Mediterranean Sea; nine months and 3750 miles after beginning his epic challenge to be the first person to walk the entire length of the River Nile. Inspired by his lifelong fascination with Africa, Levison came across extraordinary people, natural wonders and unique wildlife in some of the continent's most remote and spectacular locations.