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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

Flood-Stage Fast-Flowing Rivers in Quest for Iquitos

Update // January 13, 2019 // Ascent of the Amazon
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Casey is reuniting with Ronaldo, the guide from the village on stilts on the Yavari River, a tributary of the Amazon right on the Peru/Brazil border (Mentioned in the 11/16 update, 'Casey Finally in Peru!'). In his last few tweets, Casey said that...(more)

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Rowing from home to home
Rowing from home to home

After Long Silence, A Sudden 800 Miles Down Australia’s Coast

Update // May 12, 2018 // Rowing From Home to Home
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Grant 'Axe' Rawlinson has cycled another 800 miles down the east coast of Australia in his bid to travel by human power from Singapore to New Zealand. Why this recent additional 800 miles down the coast? He is repositioning his launch port for cro...(more)

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Arch2Arctic
Arch2Arctic

Success in Svalbard!

Update // September 05, 2018 // Arch2Arctic
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After the sheer misery of being whipped and tumbled by 45 mph northeast winds for days, the duo have finally pulled into Longyearbyen Harbor and completed their ultra-'quadathalon' first - a human-powered journey over land and sea from London to S...(more)

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Saunders Forfeits Journey Across Antarctica

Update // January 07, 2018 // Trans Antarctic Solo
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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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Uganda Complete, S. Sudan Border on Christmas Eve

Update // December 25, 2018 // Paddle the Nile
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After crossing Lake Victoria by kayak the team was back in a raft to confront a section of challenging white-water rapids downstream from Jinja, Uganda. Then it was on to cross Lake Kyoga for which the raft became less than ideal on flat water. T...(more)

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