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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!

Saunders Forfeits Journey Across Antarctica

Update // January 07, 2018 // Trans Antarctic Solo
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After reaching the South Pole, Ben Saunders put a quick end to his attempt to cross Antarctica. He relented in part because his food supply had run short and he would have had to ration. He felt more exhausted and unconfident than usual and opted ...(more)

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Kate Rawles
Ushuaia
Kate Rawles
Kate Rawles
Ushuaia
Kate Rawles

The Life Cycle Comes to an End

Update // February 27, 2018 // The Life Cycle
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Rawles rolls into Ushuaia, Argentina to finish her journey north-to-south across South America on her bike made of bamboo. TBQ's coverage finishes, but Rawles plans to take 4 days on a boat through the Chilean fjords and then get on a month-long c...(more)

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Chile, Argentina, Bolivia Peaks Completed in 43 Days

Update // April 12, 2018 // Los Picos 6500
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The team of 5 has now successfully climbed 13 of the 16 South American peaks higher than 6500 meters (21326 feet). This includes all such peaks in Chile, Argentina and Bolivia and to do this they traveled over 4350 miles to climb all peaks in only...(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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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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The Poles Project
The Poles Project

Duo Reaches Southernmost Tip of Africa

Update // May 09, 2018 // The Poles Project
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After considerable headache and hardship, O'Shea and Gleeson and their vehicle, 'Betsy', have made it to the southernmost tip of Africa, south of Cape Town. The apex of their recent difficulty was in the region of the Democratic Republic of Congo...(more)

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