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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!

Crossing the Ken River; Salopek Reflects on Sexism

Update // December 04, 2018 // Out of Eden
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Salopek has crossed the Ken river and is walking through the seemingly endless farmlands of Madhya Pradesh. In his most recent dispatch for National Geographic, Salopek discusses some of the injustices he has observed during the expedition. The mo...(more)

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Ascent of the Amazon
Ascent of the Amazon

No More Portuguese; Time to Learn Spanish

Update // December 02, 2018 // Ascent of the Amazon
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Having recently crossed the border from Brazil to Peru, Casey has taken the initiative to expand his knowledge of Spanish. Besides the urgency to learn Spanish, arriving in the new country has necessitated a whole new suite of logistics. Casey say...(more)

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Lecomte Forced to Give Up Pacific Swim Attempt

Update // December 03, 2018 // The Swim
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Lecomte's quest to become the first man to swim across the Pacific has come to an end. The team has been plagued by mechanical issues, bad weather and rough seas for much of the last two weeks. Low-pressure systems created strong winds with rough ...(more)

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The Manneken Trip
The Manneken Trip

Maldague Now On Bike in Louisiana-Belize Leg

Update // December 12, 2018 // The Manneken Trip
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Maldague is now on the next cycling portion of his trip after skiing the Arctic, cycling to Minnesota, and kayaking the length of the Mississippi River. On December 2 he departed New Orleans by bike. He has made it to La Nouvelle-Iberie, Louisiana...(more)

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