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Bolivia Team 2 – crossing the Salt Flats

Our next blog entry finds us having left the safe confines of Sucre and travelling cross country. Before we left our short lived home however, we managed to keep ourselves busy for the few days left. On Monday after classes we headed for the Castillo de Glorietta, which had served as an orphanage and army […]

Villa Maria Team – welcome to Bolivia

EXPEDITION PART TWOSUNDAY 4TH APRIL – SUNDAY 11TH APRIL, AREQUIPA TO LA PAZ, written by Alice Machin. HAPPY HAPPY EASTER! Oh it was rather sad not be eating hot cross buns and missing out on the traditional Easter egg hunt. However, when we heard the bells of the cathedral ringing at 8 o clock we […]

Malawi Summer Project photos

The Malawi summer team this year have some exciting project work ahead of them. Working alongside the Joshua Orphan Care Trust they will be constructing a new classroom for the Joshua Secondary School in the Pen Sulo community. The secondary school was set up by the charity in partnership with the local community, many students […]

Quest at Mill Hill School Gap Fair

  If you are thinking of taking a Gap Year in 2011 or even 2012 and would like to find out what options you have, why not come along to the Gap Year Fair being held at Mill Hill School, in North London on Thursday 29th April. Many Gap Year providers, including Quest Overseas will […]

Quest at Berkhamstead School

If you are thinking of taking a Gap Year in 2011 or even 2012 and would like to find out what options you have, why not come along to the Gap Year Fair being held at Berkhamstead School in Berkhamstead, Hertfordshire on Thursday 29th April. Many Gap Year providers, including Quest Overseas will be there […]

Presentation of houses to the Villa Maria families

This is a clip of the last day that the Ashbridges spent in Villa Maria, visiting the project they and their friends have been supporting in their daughter’s memory for the past few years. Kevan Ashbridge makes a very moving speech to the families out there – even moreso because he did it in very […]

Presentation of houses to the Villa Maria families

This is a clip of the last day that the Ashbridges spent in Villa Maria, visiting the project they and their friends have been supporting in their daughter’s memory for the past few years. Kevan Ashbridge makes a very moving speech to the families out there – even moreso because he did it in very […]

Villa Maria Update from Bolivia

Monday 12th After an exhausting day of ice climbing and bellies full from the monstrosity of a pizza that Rob so kindly ordered, the gang were very much looking forward to tackling the world’s most dangerous road on two wheels. As ever, an early start to the day followed by more pancakes for breakfast and an […]

Quest veteran Lucy King making academic history

Anyone having gone away with Quest between 2000 and 2006 will probably remember Lucy King. She helped to set up the entire Quest Africa operations and brought some much needed sanity to the until then all male office! She has now moved onto academia, and has been spending the past few years doing a PhD […]

Swaziland team hard at work

With Icelandic volcanos behaving and cancelled flights now flying the Swaziland team have finally been able to get stuck into their project work in the Lubombo Conservancy reserves. We’re assured an update from the team will be winging its way through cyberspace shortly so keep do your eyes peeled. At present the team are taking […]