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Walking the Nile

Levison Wood is Walking The Nile

Explorer Levison Wood is walking along the entire length of the river Nile; all 4250 miles.

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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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Walking the Nile: The Pyramids of Meroë

Lev takes a moment to share with us the beauty of the Pyramids. Kings and queens were buried in this ancient city of Meroë until the fall of Kushite rule in the 4th century.

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  • About the Journey

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

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Walking with Purpose

Support our Charities

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

Driven by a fascination with contemporary Africa, expedition leader, writer and photographer Levison Wood is attempting to become the first person to successfully walk the entire length of the Nile