Walking the Nile

Explorer Levison Wood sets out on a nine-month walk along the length of the River Nile, visiting rainforests, deserts, cities and war zones, and encountering modern Africa, its people and its wildlife#

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Thoughtful, inspiring and dramatic, recounting Lev's walk along the length of the Nile.

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  • @CatGM 30 Jan

    Amazing job @Levisonwood #WalkingTheNile you had me bawling at the end. Totally understand the euphoria (and the blisters!!) on last leg!

  • @__ChrisTobin__ 30 Jan

    Fantastic achievement. Either completely mad or extremely brave @Levisonwood or bit of both #WalkingTheNile

  • @yapbridal 30 Jan

    Just finished watching @Levisonwood walking the Nile - #inspirational and fantastic x who was the guy at the end in the blue jacket?

  • @Miranda_Knyvett 30 Jan

    Just watched all 4 #WalkingTheNile utterly fantastic & such a handsome fella #levisonwood my heart goes out to him for what he went through

  • @terriwardell1 30 Jan

    @Levisonwood just finished watching Walking The Nile - you are truly amazing and inspirational. We'll done on such a fantastic achievement.

  • @jennifercasey3 30 Jan

    Miss watching #walkingthenile so much, so tickets booked to hear @Levisonwood at Oxford literary festival - can't wait!

  • @gazmatik 30 Jan

    @Levisonwood just finished #WalkingTheNile well done, what great tv. I've found myself another excellent person to follow!

  • @small_ison 29 Jan

    Just finished watching #walkingthenile. What a journey! Scary but incredible!!

  • @ashtiano 29 Jan

    Africa is so beautifully diverse, yet (in places) tragically broken & hurting. The incredible #WalkingTheNile shows both sides.

  • @chipdewey 29 Jan

    #WalkingTheNile is my documentary of the year! If I was wearing a hat I would take it off to Lev

  • @Laceyscheese 29 Jan

    @Levisonwood just finished watching #WalkingTheNile what can I say amazing, really loved the show very emotional. Got to get the book now.

  • @afordy03 29 Jan

    Just finished watching the brilliant #walkingthenile with @levisonwood @channel4 Very inspirational. Puts my #waterofleith walk to shame.

  • @TomCoar 29 Jan

    What a lad @Levisonwood is #WalkingTheNile #epicjourney

  • @McCallum_Jo 29 Jan

    @WalkingTheNile Love this pic. Reckon you should do a #WalkingTheNile coffee table photo book too!!

  • @Hannahthami 29 Jan

    Truly inspiring #WalkingTheNile

  • @Victoria09_10 29 Jan

    Wow... Just finished watching #WalkingTheNile @Levisonwood ­čśŹ wouldn't mind walking ALL that way with Lev next to me ­čśś #inspired

  • @Lauraaa_03 29 Jan

    Just watched the last episode of Walking The Nile and wow @Levisonwood. What an amazing feat. So mind blowing and extraordinary!

  • @01_tabitha 29 Jan

    @Levisonwood absolute treat for the eyes also! #WalkingTheNile

  • @stevenworobec 29 Jan

    Loved every minute of #WalkingTheNile. @Levisonwood what an epic & emotional journey! Thanks for sharing. A great advert for the region

  • @GabStone9 29 Jan

    Finished watching #WalkingTheNile. @Levisonwood truly inspirational and 4 hrs of TV just doesn't do justice how hard that must have been

  • @moorizZLA 29 Jan

    Back from France and binge watching #WalkingTheNile on @Channel4 - such a tense watch but incredibly eye opening.

  • @ck_zz 29 Jan

    Amazing documentary series!! #WalkingTheNile ... Just finished watching it! CONGRATS! Shown me some places ill never get to see!#WakeUpCall

  • @Law_Murph1 29 Jan

    #WalkingTheNile fantastic programme and what a feat! Swimming the Nile has been added to my bucketlist

  • @yos_101 29 Jan

    Walking the Nile is the best thing I've seen on TV in a long while

  • @louiseroddon 29 Jan

    What a hero. So glad he made it #WalkingTheNile

  • @Iloveeyoue 29 Jan

    I no longer moan about the incredibly long journey I have to take from the bus stop to my house after seeing walking the Nile @Levisonwood

  • @Jaybee_74 29 Jan

    Just started watching #WalkingTheNile with @Levisonwood. Can't get enough of it. Amazing!

  • @chrisjatkins 29 Jan

    What an achievement! Just finished watching @Channel4 #WalkingTheNile with @Levisonwood - 9 months of sheer grit, determination & passion.

  • @kxthryn_crxik 29 Jan

    Finally caught up on #WalkingTheNile @Levisonwood was brilliant, so inspiring!!

  • @DarbyAC 29 Jan

    Just finished watching #WalkingTheNile and quite a lot in love with @Levisonwood , incredible!

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Walking the Nile

Thoughtful, inspiring and dramatic book recounting Lev's walk along the length of the Nile. The dangers are very real, but so is the motivation for this ex-army officer.

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S1-Ep4: Tense Environment

Lev and Turbo witness a tense situation during prayer

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About the Journey

On 3 December 2013, Levison Wood took 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...

Walking the Nile synopsis

Explorer Levison Wood sets out on a nine-month walk along the length of the River Nile, visiting rainforests, deserts, cities and war zones, and encountering modern Africa, its people and its wildlife

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