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Ambue Ari first team update

Meeting everyone for the first time in the airport was pretty daunting but within no time we all got to know each other really well, maybe even too well! One of the most exciting things that happened in the first few days was the arrival of two more quest memebers, Josh and Emma! As expected […]

Rio Language Phase part 2 by James CA

Weekend away in Ilhe Grande. Having packed the night before we were all up early in order to set off for our weekend trip to the reportedly stunning island of Ilhe Grande. After a scenic boat journey we were not disappointed with what we found. With our tents pitched on the sands of Ilhe Grande […]

Rio Language Phase part 2 by James CA

Weekend away in Ilhe Grande. Having packed the night before we were all up early in order to set off for our weekend trip to the reportedly stunning island of Ilhe Grande. After a scenic boat journey we were not disappointed with what we found. With our tents pitched on the sands of Ilhe Grande […]

League Football is back!

English sports fans may be having a bad weekend after having blinked and missed the English first innings batting performance. All is not lost though, because after a close season not much longer than a few weeks, the Football League is back in action from tomorrow – yippee! Some people may be waiting until next week […]

League Football is back!

English sports fans may be having a bad weekend after having blinked and missed the English first innings batting performance. All is not lost though, because after a close season not much longer than a few weeks, the Football League is back in action from tomorrow – yippee! Some people may be waiting until next week […]

Gap Year Training weekend

Quest Overseas make sure that every volunteer that goes away with us is fully prepared.  We hold training days for all our teams that mean volunteers can meet their leaders, learn about the project and expedition, receive talks on kit and health and safety as well as getting to know the group they’ll be with […]

Largest wind farm in Africa

Electricity in Africa is becoming an increasing problem as supply is outstretched by demand.  Power sharing is common in South Africa where new developments such as super markets have to regularly switch to their own generators.  To add to the problem 16,000 workers at Eskom, South Africa’s biggest electricity firm have threatened to strike next […]

London Triathlon Pride

Well after months of gruelling training, it was all worth it. I took part in my first London Triathlon on Sunday – 1500m swim in the London docks, 40km bike along the Thames and 10km run through the docklands area. It was hard, but a lot of fun, and although the photo above was taken […]