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Tanzania Gap #3 – football focus

We are now at the halfway point in the project stage of our Quest odyssey.  We continued to work hard on creating a trench for the water pipes. The pump was put in place and the tank filled with water. Finishing touches of cementing the well and taps led to the conclusion of our labours. […]

Tanzania Gap #3 – football focus

We are now at the halfway point in the project stage of our Quest odyssey.  We continued to work hard on creating a trench for the water pipes. The pump was put in place and the tank filled with water. Finishing touches of cementing the well and taps led to the conclusion of our labours. […]

Bolivia Team 1 – Australia Day & Haciendas

The week finished with Emily´s birthday. We all went out for dinner at Joyride where we enjoyed champagne and a western meal. She received a ´birthday surprise´ which consisted of a flaming shot, a helmet with a candle on top and a t shirt which we all signed. The night didn´t last too long as […]

Bolivia Team 1 – Australia Day & Haciendas

The week finished with Emily´s birthday. We all went out for dinner at Joyride where we enjoyed champagne and a western meal. She received a ´birthday surprise´ which consisted of a flaming shot, a helmet with a candle on top and a t shirt which we all signed. The night didn´t last too long as […]

Tanzania Gap #5 – Chins, Cassava and Fancy Dress

Hello Faithful Readers, It’s me, Big Mama Kari, bringing you the weekly report. This week has been a whirlwind to say the least. Our hearts are a-flutter with “Secret Valentines” and our bodies are getting toned for the coming Expedition. Week Five started with the awesome experience of the homestays. Alix and I stayed with […]

Tanzania Gap #5 – Chins, Cassava and Fancy Dress

Hello Faithful Readers, It’s me, Big Mama Kari, bringing you the weekly report. This week has been a whirlwind to say the least. Our hearts are a-flutter with “Secret Valentines” and our bodies are getting toned for the coming Expedition. Week Five started with the awesome experience of the homestays. Alix and I stayed with […]

A world first in conservation, from Bolivia!

Developing nations are often guilty of putting conservation very low on their list of priorities, with the provision of basic facilities (food, water, shelter) for their population inevitably a more pressing concern. Bolivia seems to be breaking the mold however, and have become the first nation anywhere in the world to pass a law making it […]

Villa Maria Team in Quito – First Update!

After a group of unknown strangers gathered at Heathrow airport, the almost palpable tension was broken by the discovery that Simon (Quest head office) had already entered the family trees of some of the team. Thanks to his organisation before checking in, we managed to successfully board the flight without the one video camera available. […]

News from the field – Villa Maria Team in Ecuador

After a group of unknown strangers gathered at Heathrow airport, the almost palpable tension was broken by the discovery that Simon (Quest head office) had already entered the family trees of some of the team. Thanks to his organisation before checking in, we managed to successfully board the flight without the one video camera available. […]

Where’s Wally Quest style – Where’s Brimble?!

Here by popular demand (well, in actual fact, only demanded by Matt himself), Quest’s very own version of Where’s Wally … “Where’s Brimble?!”. Matthew Brimble, Quest leader in South America for some years now, is enjoying a break from the expedition lifestyle for a year or so here in the UK, but every now and then […]