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Bolivia Team 1 Update….rain, rocks, cement, rain…

Bolivia Team 1 out on the Uyuni salt flats! After a very long and difficult journey filled with landslides and mud, we finally arrived in Rurrenabaque, to find the river too high to cross, so we were forced to stay there for the night. We were pretty pissed off about it as we wanted to […]

Bolivia Gap update – rain, rocks, cement, rain….

Bolivia Team 1 out on the Uyuni salt flats! After a very long and difficult journey filled with landslides and mud, we finally arrived in Rurrenabaque, to find the river too high to cross, so we were forced to stay there for the night. We were pretty pissed off about it as we wanted to […]

If in doubt toss a coin!

Cant decide between going to Africa or South America taking, a gap year, going to Uni or a summer break.  Take my advice and toss a coin.  It could fall heads or tails – The outcome is not important! In that brief moment while the coin turns infornt of your eyes you realize what outcome you are wishing […]

Brighton Marathon – get involved!

Fast approaching is the second ever Brighton Marathon on Sunday 10th April. We’re very excited to have 6 fabulous runners doing their bit to raise money for Quest Overseas projects (read about them here). They’ll be joining at least 15,000 other runners along the route, which takes in some of the best sights in the […]

Week two for Villa Maria Team in Ecuador – mud!

Thanks to Jacob, Emily and Bella O for this masterpiece. Once upon a time there was a tribe called Quest. Wednesday morning the tribe was surprised by a present for Tom’s birthday: Emily, Jacob, and Claire daringly carried out a traditional South American custom of cracked egg mixed with flour on the head at the […]

Week two for Villa Maria Team in Ecuador – mud!

Thanks to Jacob, Emily and Bella O for this masterpiece. Once upon a time there was a tribe called Quest. Wednesday morning the tribe was surprised by a present for Tom’s birthday: Emily, Jacob, and Claire daringly carried out a traditional South American custom of cracked egg mixed with flour on the head at the […]

Tanzania Team – Man vs Ant

From Dom…Man vs Ant I am writing to tell you of a tale of good vs evil. A battle between right and wrong. This is the story of the struggle between Amol and the safari ants. Before this tale unfolds we made the journey from Malindi in Kenya to Sipi in Uganda via Nairobi. It […]

Bolivia Team 1 on the Expedition – more bus issues!

Courtesy of Eugenia Pactitti, read on! We began our expedition phase with a 5am wakeup only to be told that the bus wasn´t showing up and there was an unexpected last minute change of plan meaning that rather than trekking in the Apolobamba ranges, we were going a short 2 hour drive out of La […]

Tanzania Team – Man vs Ant

From Dom…Man vs Ant I am writing to tell you of a tale of good vs evil. A battle between right and wrong. This is the story of the struggle between Amol and the safari ants. Before this tale unfolds we made the journey from Malindi in Kenya to Sipi in Uganda via Nairobi. It […]

Tanzania Team – Under da Sea

“Bonjourno! Issa me, a Lorne! Ok, so because this week were in god father central, Malindi, an italian run town, ive decided im going to write the blog in Italian, or say it in an Italian accent whilst I write… After a long 12 hour bus ride in our goggles, water wings and flippers, we […]