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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!

Ascent of the Amazon
Ascent of the Amazon

“Vast Sections of Uncharted Rainforest”

Update // 08 May, 2018 // Ascent of the Amazon
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Casey has made it to Amatura, the place he considers to have the most stunning view of the Solemoes [Amazon River], after walking through "vast sections of uncharted rainforest which conceivably no other human being has seen". He says that the pe...(more)

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Running the Essequibo
Running the Essequibo

First Ever Run of Essequibo Completed!

Update // 22 Apr, 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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Chile, Argentina, Bolivia Peaks Completed in 43 Days

Update // 12 Apr, 2018 // Los Picos 6500
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( 8.3 ) CRITIC RATING

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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Kate Rawles
Ushuaia
Kate Rawles
Kate Rawles
Ushuaia
Kate Rawles

The Life Cycle Comes to an End

Update // 27 Feb, 2018 // The Life Cycle
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( 7.1 ) CRITIC RATING

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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Saunders Forfeits Journey Across Antarctica

Update // 07 Jan, 2018 // Trans Antarctic Solo
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( 8.5 ) CRITIC RATING

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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