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Young Explorers' Trust

Freya Scobie in The Gambia

With the support of the YET awards, I took part in a 3-week expedition to The Gambia in Africa. This was organised by Hampshire scouts who have long running connections to Kaira Konko scouts, having done many expeditions to them in the past. Due to covid, this was the first expedition that had been able…
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Annabelle Corlett in Ecuador

After 18 months of preparation which included working on the family farm both to raise funds and to increase my fitness, practising my Spanish and further fitness and team building work we set off on our journey across the Atlantic to arrive in Quito, the capital of Ecuador. Being the second highest capital in the…
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Bethany Towell in Costa Rica

I have just returned from the adventure of a lifetime! Three weeks in Costa Rica, accompanied by representatives from the “World Challenge” organisation and a group of students from my school. And it did have its challenges, the first of which was signing up to the trip, having just broken both of my elbows in…
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