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The Best Quest provides visual experiences of journeys. One by one you see the latest updates from the best expeditions and journeys currently under way around the world. Click on them to see the whole journey in a nutshell. Want your own adventure? Go on one of our quest-themed trips!

Paddle the Nile
Paddle the Nile

Sudan Complete!

Update // March 25, 2019 // Paddle the Nile
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( 8.5 ) CRITIC RATING

After 32 days and 932 miles of paddling across Sudan, Davis and her team have made it to the Sudan/Egypt border. Once up to Abri in north Sudan she had once again been met by local officials, treated to a lunch and welcomed as the first foreign t...(more)

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Approaching the “Bosnian Himalayas”

Update // March 24, 2019 // Two Steps Towards Others
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( 8 ) CRITIC RATING

Bosnia and Herzegovina has continued to be good to Marie and Nil. They welcomed their 17th guest of the expedition on March 15; a local man named Aldin. Aldin tagged along for five days as they hiked from Tomislavgrad to his home town of Jablanica...(more)

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Butter Sprints Through Continent Number Five

Update // March 22, 2019 // Running the World 196
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( 7.9 ) CRITIC RATING

Butter has been enjoying a comparatively sedate time in Asia over the last few weeks, taking some time out to see the sights and recover from the marathon grind. From Tokyo, he made the short hop to Hong Kong for marathon 121. He had been plannin...(more)

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Out of Eden
Out of Eden

India’s Water Problems

Update // March 20, 2019 // Out of Eden
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( 9.9 ) CRITIC RATING

In his latest updates from the road, Salopek continues to reflect on his year walking through India. As he has made his way across the river-lands of northern India he has observed how life is changing due to water shortages. Once mighty rivers ha...(more)

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Winter K2
Winter K2

Last Team Quits Winter K2

Update // March 18, 2019 // K2 First Winter Attempt
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After the Russian-Kazakh-Kyrgyz team led by Pivtsov had called it quits, only Txikon, Geljen, Pasang Sherpa and Cheppal Sherpa remained on K2. With “true” winter coming to a close, they were running out of time to attempt one last summit push....(more)

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