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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!

Running the world 196
Running the world 196

Butter Closes in on 100 Marathons

Update // November 06, 2018 // Running the World 196
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After marathon number 80 in Dublin, Butter's progress was temporarily derailed by a family emergency that necessitated a brief detour back to the UK. This meant missing out on his planned marathon in Romania. Therefore, Romania was added to a shor...(more)

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Out of Eden
Out of Eden

Milestone 59 marks another moment of hospitality for Salopek

Update // November 04, 2018 // Out of Eden
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Salopek continues to head south in Rajasthan, making slow but steady progress. He has been struck by how many of those he meets along the way are engaged in hard manual labour, from working in stone quarries to toiling in the fields. On October 23...(more)

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Everywhere Man
Everywhere Man

South American Mission Complete

Update // October 29, 2018 // Everywhere Man
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Anderson has made it back to his home in Nebraska but his journey is far from over. The South American chapter, however, has drawn to a close. His summary of it? "The most difficult period of this journey, but it was a smashing success". For the ...(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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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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