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Unicorn found in DRC!

Pictured for the first time in the wild, the okapi is so secretive it was once thought to be a unicorn. The relative of the giraffe the okapi was thought to be extinct after years of civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The ‘amazing and particularly special’ creature was photographed by Dr Noelle […]

Bolivia’s Salt Flats a potential gold mine?

Is it just a matter of a few years before we won’t be able to take such lovely pictures in all their natural beauty?? Bolivia’s immense salt flats are one of the world’s largest sources of lithium deposits, and lithium is used to power electric cars. Supplies are dwindling throughout the world and it currently […]

Andy’s guide to roll mats

Roll mats play two important roles. They insulate you in cold conditions and make for a more comfortable night’s sleep. There are hundreds on offer and all are different shapes, sizes and materials. So what’s right for you, the cheap and cheerful classic foam role mat or a top of the range thermarest? Here’s a […]

Bolivia’s Salt Flats a potential gold mine?

Is it just a matter of a few years before we won’t be able to take such lovely pictures in all their natural beauty?? Bolivia’s immense salt flats are one of the world’s largest sources of lithium deposits, and lithium is used to power electric cars. Supplies are dwindling throughout the world and it currently […]

Andy’s guide to roll mats

Roll mats play two important roles. They insulate you in cold conditions and make for a more comfortable night’s sleep. There are hundreds on offer and all are different shapes, sizes and materials. So what’s right for you, the cheap and cheerful classic foam role mat or a top of the range thermarest? Here’s a […]

Shocking Sportswear

With a less than inspiring weekend of sport awaiting us, just a routine England match; we thought you might be inspired by some of these sporting ‘fashion’ gems! This is Stade Francais latest ‘butch’ strip.   This a dashing cycling suit from Italian Mario Cipollini. And this is what our African teams will be wearing […]

Shocking Sportswear

With a less than inspiring weekend of sport awaiting us, just a routine England match; we thought you might be inspired by some of these sporting ‘fashion’ gems! This is Stade Francais latest ‘butch’ strip.   This a dashing cycling suit from Italian Mario Cipollini. And this is what our African teams will be wearing […]

Meet the staff

As with a lot of website launches, there are a couple of sections which we are still working on finishing. One of these is the meet the staff, so in the meantime, let us whet your appetites with a lovely photo of two of the more responsible members of the Quest office – Jonjon and […]

Things I love about Africa…

Expect the unexpected. From time to time when travelling through this continent you stumble on things that remind you so acutely that YES you are indeed in Africa…       (Not sure what the response time in this one was….!)