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Walking the Nile A Major Channel 4 Series And A Sunday Times BestsellerHis Journey Is 4,250 Miles Long.He Is Walking Every Step Of The Way, Camping In The Wild, Foraging For Food, Fending For Himself Against Multiple Dangers.He Is Passing Through Rainforest, Savannah, Swamp, Desert And Lush Delta Oasis.He Will Cross Seven, Very Different Countries.No One Has Ever Made This Journey On Foot.In This Detailed, Thoughtful, Inspiring And Dramatic Book, Recounting Levison Wood S Walk The Length Of The Nile, He Will Uncover The History Of The Nile, Yet Through The People He Meets And Who Will Help Him With His Journey, He Will Come Face To Face With The Great Story Of A Modern Africa Emerging Out Of The Past Exploration And Africa Are Two Of His Great Passions They Drive Him On And Motivate His Inquisitiveness And Resolution Not To Fail, Yet The Challenges Of The Terrain, The Climate, The Animals, The People And His Own Psychological Resolution Will Throw At Him Are Immense.The Dangers Are Very Real, But So Is The Motivation For This Ex Army Officer If He Can Overcome The Mental And Physical Challenges, He Will Be Walking Into History

  • ebook
  • 320 pages
  • Walking the Nile
  • Levison Wood
  • 14 February 2017
  • 1471135667

About the Author: Levison Wood

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10 thoughts on “Walking the Nile

  1. says:

    This is the kind of book I love to read It s an incredible outdoor adventure, it s in a faraway land that I ve never visited, and it s insightful and well written Levison Wood is a British writer who decided to try and walk along the Nile River, all 4,000 miles of it He started his journey in the Nyungwe Forest in Rwanda, at a tributary that is believed to be the source of the Nile but the source has long been in dispute and followed the river as best he could...

  2. says:

    Full review here on The Bent Bookworm For as long as I can remember, I had wanted to embark on an epic journey, one that harked back to the great expeditions of times past, a journey that would test me both physically and mentally in a way that no other could.Levison Wood is an explorer By his own admission, he has a perpetual case of wanderlust, traveling at every opportunity and never settling down Quite the exciting life This time his itchy feet take him to Africa, to an idea that has Full review here on The Bent Bookworm For as long as I can remember, I had wanted to embark on an epic journey, one that harked back to the great expeditions of times past, a journey that would test me both physically and mentally in a way that no other could.Levison Wood is an explorer By his own admission, he has a perpetual case of wanderlust, traveling at every opportunity and never settling down Quite the exciting life This time his itchy feet take him to Africa, to an idea that has grown to an obsession to walk the length of the Nile, from it s debated source, to its end.This book is muchthan a backpacking story It s the story of one man seeing Africa through his first world eyes, and coming to realize that when a person is still f...

  3. says:

    There are a handful of rivers that are globally known, thewhich spans the continent of South America and the Nile which reaches deep into Africa It is a river that has continually challenged explorers who have dared to take it on, not all of whom have mastered it, it is 4250 miles long after all Levison Wood decided to walk its length Not only is it an epic challenge in its own right but he would have to pass through jungles, savannahs, crocodile infested swamps, and one of the world There are a handful of rivers that are globally known, thewhich spans the continent of South America and the Nile which reaches deep into Africa It is a...

  4. says:

    This is Levinson Wood s story on his walk from the source of the Nile to its end at the Mediterranean Sea This distance of over 4,000 miles included miles of walking in declared and undeclared war zones, through deserts, swamps and cities Each border crossing had its own unique peril Temperatures were over 120 were common and water often scarce.This is an engrossing read There is a brief outline of places before Woods tells of his visit For instance, you get a short re cap on the quest for This is Levinson Wood s story on his walk from the source of the Nile to its end at the Mediterranean Sea This distance of over 4,000 miles included miles of walking in declared and undeclared war zones, through deserts, swamps and cities Each border crossing had its own unique peril Temperatures were over 120 were common and water often scarce.This is an engrossing read There is a brief outline of places before Woods tells of his visit For instance, you get a short re cap on the quest for the Nile s source before you get to Nyungwe Forest you get a snapshot of Jubba and how after Sudan s civil war, it flourished as a city before you read of its devastation Sometimes he has the guides tell the story, from Moez Mahir you learn about the Nubians and the ancient city of Moroe a...

  5. says:

    Inspiring and passionate Best book I ve read this year There are, however, two reasons I didn t give it 5 stars 1 It felt very rushed towards the end I know that he was close to the end of his journey and God knows, I wanted him to get there, but whilst his accounts of Rwanda, Uganda and Sudan were so rich and wonderful, his accounts of Egypt were kept a bit short Go back and do it again, Lev 0 2 There was a conscious decision in the narrative to make it seem like the journey was underta Inspiring and passionate Best book I ve read this year There are, however, two reasons I didn t give it 5 stars 1 It felt very rushed towards the end I know that he was close to the end of his journey and God knows, I wanted him to get there, but whilst his accounts of Rwanda, Uganda and Sudan were so rich and wonderful, his accounts of Egypt were kept a bit short Go back a...

  6. says:

    An interesting story but one which leaves one with serious doubts about the author s integrity First, he never tells you that he s doing the walk for a television program in Britain or mentions the crew that document the story for him I only learned about it after reading the book and scanning some reviews here Check out Tom McShane Photography, a man who was never mentioned This left me feeling disappointed, cheated, almost lied to since he gives the impression in the book that he is on his An interesting story but one which leaves one with serious doubts about the author s integrity First, he never tells you that he s doing the walk for a television program in Britain or mentions the crew that document the story for him I only learned about it after reading the book and scanning some reviews here Check out Tom McShane Photography, a man who was never mentioned This left me feeling disappointed, cheated, almost lied to since he gives the impression in the book that he is on his own except for the guides and porters he occasionally hires But the money he spends on the expedition in Egypt alone should have been a signal that this was really a commercial enterprise and not the adve...

  7. says:

    A cracking adventure and one hell of an achievement, walking the length of the Nile My two favourite modern day adventurers are Levison Wood and Ed Stafford, I think Ed is better on camera but Lev is miles better at writing.His writing is entertaining and at times moving, as he nears the end of his journey you...

  8. says:

    I expected this book to have muchdescription the author is walking the full length of the Nile, after all There was a great deal of introspection expected and a clear picture of the political strife that was is ongoing Readers don t really see Africa, though.

  9. says:

    The whole notion of white men dangerously journeying to foreign lands is too intimately connected to the colonial nostalgia that pervades Great Britain for it to be something to celebrate That is a comment from Guardian columnist Charlie Brinkhurst Cuff concerning the disappearance of Benedict Allen another British explorer This statement was in the back of my mind while reading this book Very early in the book Wood shows huge admiration for those Victorian explorers of Speke, Stanley a The whole notion of white men dangerously journeying to foreign lands is too intimately connected to the colonial nostalgia that pervades Great Britain for it to be something to celebrate That is a comment from Guardian columnist Charlie Brinkhurst Cuff concerning the disappearance of Benedict Allen another British explorer This statement was in the back of my mind while reading this book V...

  10. says:

    What an inspirational, awe inspiring story Ex soldier Levison Wood sets out to do what no one has achieved to walk the entire length of the Nile River Beginning at a small stream in the Rwandan hills, his goal is to hikethan 4000 miles North to the Mediterranean Through rainforests, deserts, swamps, cities, villages and war zones, Lev fights through the wildlife, rough terrain, and his own personal psychological battle in an attempt to write his name in the history books His tale wil What an inspirational, awe inspiring...

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