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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

Iquitos, Peru!

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

Casey has finally made it to Iquitos, his anticipated milestone as it is Peru's biggest city in the Amazon with a population of over 300,000. The main news we have at this point is that the expedition is now on hold as Casey resolves "various issu...(more)

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The Manneken Trip
The Manneken Trip

Much To Learn Before Taking On The Seas

Update // March 13, 2019 // The Manneken Trip
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( 9.2 ) CRITIC RATING

Maldague is about to begin his fourth mode of 'human-powered' travel, sailing, the other modes have been kite-skiing in the Arctic; cycling in Canada, the US and Mexico; and kayaking the Mississippi source-to-sea. Maldague mostly seems to be an a...(more)

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Paddle the Nile
Paddle the Nile

Incessant Headwinds In North Sudan

Update // March 12, 2019 // Paddle the Nile
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( 8.5 ) CRITIC RATING

Davis has been battling headwinds for most of her journey north of Khartoum through north Sudan. Despite the slow-going and the difficulty, she has been enjoying the spectacular scenery of the Sahara Desert. On March 7 she received yet another war...(more)

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Footsteps on the Gambia
Footsteps on the Gambia

Successful First Ever Gambia River Source-To-Sea Walk

Update // March 11, 2019 // Footsteps on the Gambia
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( 8.2 ) CRITIC RATING

Marching across the country, The Gambia, Powell and Roberts said they encountered days with '40' C (104 F) temperatures with '40'km (24.86 mi) of walking. They've enjoyed a few stays overlooking the river, including one right on the river banks an...(more)

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Race Ends, Rudd Completes Traverse

Update // January 02, 2019 // The Great Antarctic Race
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( 9.3 ) CRITIC RATING

The Great Antarctic Race has wrapped up, with Lou Rudd completing the second ever unsupported, unassisted, solo traverse just two days after Colin O'Brady. As O'Brady finished early on day 54, Rudd still had well over 50 miles remaining to the Ros...(more)

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