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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

Two More Milestones as Salopek Crosses Bandit Country

Update // February 18, 2019 // Out of Eden
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Salopek has been making his way across the Chambal, a hilly area that covers parts of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Uttar Pradesh. The region is crisscrossed with rivers and is infamously the home of India's much-feared bandits, know as the dacoi...(more)

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Ascent of the Amazon
Ascent of the Amazon

Robbery, Drug Gangs, Exotic Animals; Casey Loses Another Guide

Update // February 16, 2019 // Ascent of the Amazon
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( 9 ) CRITIC RATING

Casey's suite of problems, as miserable as they are, sound remarkably similar to what he has experienced time and time again. And sadly, as is so often the case, Casey has lost another of his walking guides. Ever since Casey arrived in Peru, he ha...(more)

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Sun to mud and rain; Butter Heads to the Balkans

Update // January 31, 2019 // Running the World 196
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( 7.9 ) CRITIC RATING

Having completed marathon 104 in Oman, it was on to Amman, Jordan. Though Butter enjoyed his time in Jordan, he did not warm to Amman. He described a “pretty crappy city centre” with bad weather and congested roads. After enjoying the heat in ...(more)

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Two Steps Towards Others
Two Steps Towards Others

Snow and Gales in the Velebit Mountains

Update // February 03, 2019 // Two Steps Towards Others
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( 8 ) CRITIC RATING

Marie and Nil have welcomed their 15th guest of the expedition. Antoine, a friend from Paris, will accompany them for a week through Croatia's Velebit mountain range. Antoine arrived with a bad case of bronchitis and his opening couple of days pr...(more)

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Lecomte Forced to Give Up Pacific Swim Attempt

Update // December 03, 2018 // The Swim
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( 8.1 ) CRITIC RATING

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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