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Team Updates,Quest news

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 […]

More news from our guys in Bolivia – keep up the good work!

An account from Will about their construction work. Construction Project at Ambue Ari Our small group of myself, Hannah, Ollie and Matty as our project and expedition leader made our long journey to Parque Ambue Ari and were soon set to work with the construction phase of our month volunteering. Unlike most quest groups, we […]

News from the jungle – Bolivia Gap team working hard

After a long stint without contact with the outside world, our Bolivia gap team are out of the forest and have plenty to say! Thanks to Ollie for the update below: Following 2 challenging but well rewarding weeks of construction, building a management cage for a stunning jaguar called Amira, we found out what animals […]