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Video Footage from Villa Maria Team in Peru

Just over a week into their time at our project in Villa Maria and our team has been keeping very busy! Stage shows, funfairs, community outreach and even a bit of international relations with the local mayoress – well done guys! Click here to find out about how to join our Gap Expedition to Villa […]

Walls, sack races & porridge in Malawi

Internet is not of the best quality in Malawi, so thanks very much for this note from our Malawi Gappers – sounds and looks like they’re having a whale of a time! Update from Malawi Quest team in Nancholi, Blantyre: So, we’ve been busy! Yesterday we organised a local sports day for the children… All […]

Walls, sack races & porridge in Malawi

Internet is not of the best quality in Malawi, so thanks very much for this note from our Malawi Gappers – sounds and looks like they’re having a whale of a time! Update from Malawi Quest team in Nancholi, Blantyre: So, we’ve been busy! Yesterday we organised a local sports day for the children… All […]

Quest Parents getting in on the action

Quest Overseas is predominantly a gap year organisation, but once a year we give a chance to the parents of our volunteers to get a piece of the action. This year six keen kids at heart took part in our South America Parents Expedition, getting active in the Ecuadorian cloud forests and on the Inca […]

Expedition Team Update – Peru onto Bolivia

Thanks to Natalie and Stephanie for the latest update. After surviving the perils of the Colca Canyon trek – in cluding earthquakes, landslides and one very hungry alpaca – we headed back to Arequipa for a day. There, we took delight in sleeping in real beds and eating food that wasn’t trail mix or porridge! […]

News from the Peruvian Amazon – Manu Team Update

Still no photos I’m afraid, jungle internet not being too kind to our team. Do read on however to get a taster of the team’s work so far. With not a single team member being spared a restless sleep, Wednesday we departed for Reynaldo’s house, an award winning conservationist, where we were given a brief […]

Life in the Jungle

    Bolivia Team Updates are like buses it seems….  We wait with anticipation for what seems like eternity and suddenly, a wave of tales and photos come in all at once!!  We will forgive them as internet and electricity are a little scarce in the Animal Parks where they have been working away…  Alas […]

Life in the Jungle

  Bolivia Team Updates are like buses it seems….  We wait with anticipation for what seems like eternity and suddenly, a wave of tales and photos come in all at once!!  We will forgive them as internet and electricity are a little scarce in the Animal Parks where they have been working away…  Alas now […]

Andean Expedition Finale

The Last Leg…  “Our wetsuits were so wet it was like wearing a slug”   After our night out in Coroico, the next day was thankfully a chill-out day.  Those of us who managed to surface in the morning enjoyed a buffet breakfast and some relaxing by the pool, and then we all ventured into […]

Andean Expedition Finale

The Last Leg…  “Our wetsuits were so wet it was like wearing a slug” (thanks to Natalia for our epic last post of the summer)   After our night out in Coroico, the next day was thankfully a chill-out day.  Those of us who managed to surface in the morning enjoyed a buffet breakfast and […]