Bolivia Quest Chicas 2014/Matty´s Angels

  One lonely Quest leader, Matty, reporting in having just bid farewell to the amazing Bolivia GAP team 2014. However, it is not a time of sadness but celebration- congratulations girls! You stormed through the Salkantay trek to the jaw-dropping magnificance of Machu Picchu. This trek, the final of a 6-week long expedition, allows some […]

Expedition update number one from Villa Maria Team

Written exquisitely by Noah (and the arc), Hannah banana’s flowery touch and of course with the soundtrack of the Frenchy’s cackle. 4am. The sirens of our alarms penetrated the ears of ten gringos. Exhaustion rippled through the darkness of Miraflores, Lima as the impending sweet prospect of our adventure lay in wait. ‘Bittersweet’, what better […]

A Level results – make your Gap Year count

  Here in the Quest Office we have everything crossed for all of you waiting for A-Level results to come out later this week…  We all remember it well and know what a tense time it can be, but remember that whatever happens your options are open. If you have decided to take a Gap […]

Bolivia Project Update – onto Ambue Ari

This is our latest update from the depths of the jungle. Many thanks to Jacob Estrada (AKA Jake’n´Bake) After an exciting morning of Bolvian transport beginning at midnight the previous night, we arrived at Ambue Ari. Unlike Jacj Cuisi, Ambue is tucked away in the jungle surrounded by tall trees and the sound of monkeys and birds […]

Manu Update No.3 – marshmellows and pink sunrises

Third (and probably final) update from the guys in Manu – just 3 days to go… Our first biogarden was completed in five days and we are all extremely proud of our hard work. In the end, we not only built a roof for the garden but also landscaped planting beds and weaved cane to […]

Pensulo Maternity Clinic Goes Live!

As if by coincidence for International Women’s Day on 8th March, we heard some absolutely fantastic news from Malawi we just had to share…. Pensulo Maternity, HIV & Health Centre finally has its electricity connected & on!! Serving a population of over 40,000 in a wide area around Pensulo village in Malawi, the clinic provides expectant […]

Updates from South America

Our Rio & VM conjoined family are off trekking in the Bolivian Andes, in the Condoriri area and are off the grid for a few days, but managed to send us a quick tale of their latest shenanigans just before they left – thanks guys!   “Following a hard few days of trekking, we rewarded […]