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Report from back home – Bolivia Summer

Sometimes when our teams are out in the field, there just isn’t the time to sit down at a computer and send us updates on their progress. Many thanks though to Ella from this summer’s Bolivia project team, for sending us her thoughts after coming home – read on! Ambue Ari : Working with the […]

Andean Exped – knowing when to turn back

Thanks from our sterling leader Matty for this gripping account! What is it that draws us to the mountains? When you think about the cost, physically, mentally and financially, and compare it to the fleeting moments gained at a mountain summit it really does make no sense.  However, the impulse to propel oneself to the […]

Update from Rwanda

A lovely message from one of the boys at the Ubaka street boys project in Kigali, Rwanda. Click here to find out how to join one of our teams in Rwanda in 2016

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 Year, […]

Amazon tales of caiman battles to the death!

Many thanks to Toby Wainwright for this brief and succinct update from our Andean Exped team! After two days visiting the Quest supported animal sanctuary Jacj Cuisi, we made are way to the pampas. We were all on the boat for three days on the river. During the first day we all swam with a […]

Sam’s “alternative” Bolivia Salt Flats Update

We encourage our team members to keep the masses updated with the odd blog entry about their adventures. Some posts are more detailed than others, this latest one, from Andean Exped member Sam, falls into the “less detailed” category! Before this is read Toby has to be introduce/explained. He is a loved member of the […]

News from the Malawi Summer Project team!!

We have finally heard from our Malawi Summer team who joined the project in Chilaweni on the 17th July, here’s what they’ve been up to: Upon arrival we were greeted with a big welcome ceremony, where we had the great privilege of performing the “cup song”, which (unsurprisingly) was very funny! At least 1000 people turned […]

Andean Expedition Team – Gastro Update

Our Andean Expedition team have been out on the road for over three weeks now, however they’ve been having so much fun we’ve only just managed to get them to send us an update! Thanks to Clare Hirons for this gem – more to come! Considering food relates to 40% of our conversations out here […]

Where were you for the 2015 Champions League Final?

Where were you for the 2015 Champions League Final? By Matty Sowinski-Brown On 6th June 2015 the seemingly inevitable took place- the attacking dominance of Barcelona´s team triumphed against their wild card finalist opponents, Juventus. Even if not a fan of the beautiful game, you would have heard that this game was to be watched […]