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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!

Out of Eden
Out of Eden

Progress across Rajasthan, and the health benefits of urine

Update // October 11, 2018 // Out of Eden
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( 9.9 ) CRITIC RATING

Salopek has continued to make progress across the huge Indian state of Rajasthan alongside walking partner Priyanka Borpujari, and of course Raju the donkey. One of the goals of the expedition has been to meet and mingle with people, in order to b...(more)

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Mission Yangtze
Mission Yangtze

Dogs Nearly Maul Dykes; Landslide Forces Him to Turn Back

Update // October 14, 2018 // Mission Yangtze
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( 9.4 ) CRITIC RATING

Dykes has successfully completed the rough stretch from Qumarleb to Yushu. He is elated that most of the extreme, harsh travel in excess of 4000m (13000 ft) is now behind him. Throughout the journey, he has stayed in the yurts of local nomadic Ti...(more)

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The Manneken Trip
The Manneken Trip

Past St. Louis And Through Gushing Floodgates

Update // October 18, 2018 // The Manneken Trip
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( 9.2 ) CRITIC RATING

Maldague passes through St. Louis, his biggest city on the river so far. The two last lock/dam combinations are in the region, and after that, the river becomes much larger and unruly. The floodgates have often been open on the dam, but boats are...(more)

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Running the Essequibo
Running the Essequibo

First Ever Run of Essequibo Completed!

Update // April 22, 2018 // Running the Essequibo
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( 9 ) CRITIC RATING

The team paddled out the river and into the Atlantic bringing the journey to an end. After 72 days and over 600 miles, the navigated journey often challenged their patience and resolve as well as jungling skills. The last section of the river was...(more)

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Ascent of the Amazon
Ascent of the Amazon

Arrested and Sent Back!

Update // October 14, 2018 // Ascent of the Amazon
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( 9 ) CRITIC RATING

Casey, on his final leg to the Peruvian border, has been arrested, searched and sent back! His previous walking guides, Crispin and Jonny, failed to show up as they had promised. Then Casey reported he had a new FUNAI Ticuna guide (FUNAI being the...(more)

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