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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S1-Ep4: Tense Environment

Lev and Turbo witness a tense situation during prayer

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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.

Article

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...

Book

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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  • @jasonlarsgreen 29 Mar

    Also saw final ep of #WalkingtheNile. Great achievement, thrillingly told. Hope your poor feet have now recovered @Levisonwood!

  • @MelissaJLadner 23 Mar

    #walkingthenile.. Such a beautiful program shocked full with info & stories of the river, her animals and her people. Awe inspiring! Thnx

  • @beasmarki 21 Mar

    Literally crying over how cute this baby monkey was 😩 #WalkingTheNile @WalkingTheNile

  • @finnybrett 19 Mar

    Happen to turn on #WalkingTheNile tonight, can't stop watching it... Danger at every turn...

  • @John_Bailey 19 Mar

    Really enjoyed #WalkingTheNile tonight. Congrats to @Levisonwood - such an accomplishment. thanks for bringing us on the journey

  • @samwalker9126 19 Mar

    Just finished watching #WalkingTheNile What a great accomplishment. Such an awesome journey to watch. @Levisonwood

  • @cissyruiz 19 Mar

    @Levisonwood Hope you had some really good shoes for that journey #WalkingTheNile

  • @lrlinguistics 10 Mar

    Just finished watching #walkingthenile - what an amazing documentary. Had a tear in my eye when @Levisonwood finally reached his destination

  • @jckato 04 Mar

    #WalkingTheNile what an adventure!

  • @Tim7sWalsh 04 Mar

    @Levisonwood finally watched #WalkingTheNile from start to finish.What an incredible journey.Some breathtaking scenery.Inspirational.👍🇬🇧

  • @andy1989shc 27 Feb

    Just finished watching #walkingthenile on 4od you sir are a legend!! @Levisonwood

  • @KateHudders 26 Feb

    OMG loving #walkingthenile Levison Wood is my new man crush #epicjourneys #adventuretravel #nile #africa #channel4

  • @_emilwalker 26 Feb

    @Levisonwood Walking the Nile has been a huge inspiration, I just bought a flight to Morocco to make a doc of my own! Legend, nice one!

  • @mollysayers 25 Feb

    @Levisonwood only half way through ep 2 but #walkingthenile ... what a doc! totally compelling

  • @AmesC87 25 Feb

    Finally started watching Walking The Nile, 2 episodes in and it's brilliant, @Levisonwood is a true explorer! #walkingthenile #adventures

  • @san_migs 23 Feb

    Finally caught up with last ep of #walkingthenile. @Levisonwood is an absolute hero.

  • @KTRawlings 23 Feb

    Finally catching up with @Levisonwood and #walkingthenile . Happy Monday!

  • @Mish_L_Pattison 23 Feb

    I hope one day it's safe to visit #Egypt after watching this! #walkingthenile

  • @Lizryan77 22 Feb

    @Levisonwood #walkingthenile hey just caught last episode on record (I was busy, missed tv!) awesome, inspiring! Big fan. L

  • @Mark_E_Taylor78 21 Feb

    Catching up on Walking The Nile after missing it first time. What an amazing series.

  • @adventurershaun 20 Feb

    @Levisonwood you are a true inspiration dude! #walkingthenile was awesome, glad you shared the journey with us! #thisisourtime

  • @BeckySimpson02 19 Feb

    Just finished #walkingthenile @Levisonwood what a truly inspirational, amazing & brave individual! I was gripped from beginning to end! X

  • @WWatson79 19 Feb

    @Levisonwood #walkingthenile was superb tv great achievement well done 👏👏👏

  • @cbrown_1985 19 Feb

    @Levisonwood just finished watching #WalkingTheNile and what a legend of a bloke that man is. Hats off to you #legend

  • @JagCunliffe 19 Feb

    @Levisonwood Cannot wait to hear ur next adventure warching #walkingthenile was SoOoO Good!

  • @5u5anCarey 16 Feb

    thanks @Levisonwood for walking the nile and showing sudanese pyramids & stunning beauty of upper egypt. no thanks, to the blister popping

  • @MarkOfChester 16 Feb

    Highly recommend #walkingthenile with @Levisonwood sad 1st episode though #RipMatt

  • @karimajane 15 Feb

    Watching #WalkingTheNile how gorgeous is @Levisonwood 😍👌

  • @evmoregirl 15 Feb

    The cloud of love is in the sky, Every man wishes it would float over him & rain love down #WalkingTheNile Beautiful quote x💗

  • @Levisonwood 14 Feb

    Heading to @OutdoorsShow today to talk to @AshBhardwaj about #walkingthenile come along! 1330