Preparing My Feet For Walking The Nile


Ahead of Walking The Nile with Lev Wood, I’ve been getting my body ready for the 200-mile assault.  But as much as conditioning, I’ve been learning how to stop things going wrong in the first place.  And central to this, is looking after my feet.

Here’s a little video about what I’ve been doing to get them ready.

How do you prepare and protect your feet for expedition?  Let me know in the comments section.

About Ash Bhardwaj

A storyteller, travel writer, journalist and film-maker. I am a regular contributor to Huffington Post, The Telegraph and the Sunday Times Travel Magazine. I spent much of 2013 working on Walking The Nile, Levison Wood's attempt to walk the world's longest river. I founded Digital Dandy, a video storytelling company, in 2012 to produce content for brands and businesses.
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2 Responses to Preparing My Feet For Walking The Nile

  1. Mel Wills says:

    I can’t even protect my feet for a day’s set running (I learnt the hard way) I don’t think I’d even contemplate walking 200 miles! Good luck.

  2. Ash Bhardwaj says:

    Thanks Mel – preparation is key. Learning where the hotspots are; how different ways of lacing lead to more or less rubbing; and how to strap your feet so that blisters don’t form. Still – it’s not going to be easy!

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