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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!

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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Running the Essequibo
Running the Essequibo

First Ever Run of Essequibo Completed!

Update // April 22, 2018 // Running the Essequibo
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( 9 ) CRITIC RATING

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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Mission Yangtze
Mission Yangtze

Back to Walking Yangtze ‘Painted’ Yellow

Update // March 17, 2019 // Mission Yangtze
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( 9.4 ) CRITIC RATING

After spending 3 or 4 weeks in the city of Chongqing visiting children, signing books and doing a 'PR blitz', Dykes only a few days ago returned to walking on the Yangtze, this time with his good friend Martyn. This next section with Martyn will b...(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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Kate Rawles
Ushuaia
Kate Rawles
Kate Rawles
Ushuaia
Kate Rawles

The Life Cycle Comes to an End

Update // February 27, 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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