The Worldwide Quest Blog
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Recommended Read by Kobo
Letters from a Fugitive's Son by Bruce Kemp has just hit the top 5 eBook read for Kobo. This historical epic is told through the journals the son of a fugitive slave and his correspondence with General William Tecumseh Sherman and Mary Todd Lincoln. It is a well written tale of honour and circumstance. Bruce Kemp is one of Worldwide Quest's accomplished tour leaders. Bruce will be the ...
Birds of Paradise
Evolutionary Biologist Ed Scholes and Wildlife Photojournalist Tim Laman, teamed up to spend years in the tropical forests of New Guinea to understand and film all 39 birds-of-paradise found only here. Verbatim: The Cornell Lab of Ornithology.The birds-of-paradise are among the most beautiful creatures on earth—and an extraordinary example of evolutionary adaptation. On this site ...
Our March 2013 Photo Contest Winner!
Congratulations to Mo Laidlaw of Pontiac, Quebec for this fabulous photo taken on a recent Quest Nature Tours trip to Cuba. We love how Mo captured the essence, texture and spirit of the world famous Cuban cigar.We love it so much, we have added the photo to our Cuba Country page!Thanks Mo! Happy Travels!...
An Excellent Expedition
Quest Nature Tour Leader Dave Milsom just returned with a group of intrepid travellers from Uganda - on the hunt not only for the mountain dwelling Gorilla, but also for the odd-looking heron-like bird, the Shoebill. ...
Life on Mars?
NASA's Curiosity Rover left earth from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Nov. 26, 2011, and arrived 'Somewhere' on Mars on Aug. 6, 2012, a journey of more than 8 months. One of its key missions is to assess the ability of the Red Planet to sustain microbial life. ...
Flying with knives
Regulations are being loosened up once again around flying with knives and utensils. Only very small blades are permitted - great for peeling oranges while on safari or cutting off those sticky baggage tags! Also, the king of corkscrews may also find its way back into your carry-on. We know how much they have been missed for those special end of day sips on the balcony!...
- Behind the Medellin Miracle
- Remarkable Women of Uzbekistan
- A Rare Cat on a Serengeti Spring Day
- North American Monarch Population Primed to Deliver a Spectacular Show in Mexico in 2020!
- Medellín’s Impressive Transformations
- Siberia’s Old Believers
- Laurielle Discovers Chettinad
- The Greeks Really Do Have Near-mythical Origins, Ancient DNA Reveals
- The Saskatchewan Autumn Experience
- A Narwhal x Beluga Hybrid
This photo was recently taken by Quest traveller Victoria T. in Tanzania!
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