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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!

The Gaoligong, a World Away from Modern China

Update // November 18, 2021 // Out of Eden
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( 9.9 ) CRITIC RATING

Having finally made it over the Myanmar-China border, Salopek is back on his feet, pacing across China’s Yunnan province. In southwest Yunnan, alongside his walking partners Yang Wendou and Li Bing, he has been trekking through the gorges and mo...(more)

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‘Mission’ Accomplished!

Update // August 13, 2019 // Mission Yangtze
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( 9.4 ) CRITIC RATING

On August 12, Dykes took the very last step of his 4000-mile, 8,000,000-plus step walk along the Yangtze River at the point where it meets the East China Sea near Shanghai. It was almost a year ago - 352 days - that he began his journey. In late n...(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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Volcanoes and Hurricanes in the Caribbean

Update // August 18, 2021 // The Manneken Trip
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( 9.2 ) CRITIC RATING

Arnaud Maldague’s quest has been stalled in the Caribbean since early November 2020. Though Maldague has been unable to move on due to closed borders and COVID restrictions, he has kept himself busy and experienced some dramatic weather. Based o...(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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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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