A winter route with a twist.
START: Smithsonian Institute Building, Washington DC
Leg 1: USA to Kenya to Uganda (Nairobi, Jinja)
Leg 2: Uganda (Kampala)
Leg 3: Uganda to Jordan (Petra)
Leg 4: Jordan to Israel (Ein Gedi and the Dead Sea) (0 hr Pit Stop)
Leg 5: Israel (Tel Aviv (nighttime leg!
Leg 6: Israel to Mauritius (swimsuit leg!
Leg 7: Mauritius to Malaysia (Kuching)
Leg 8: Malaysia to New Zealand (all around the North Island, ending up near Mount Ruapehu)
Leg 9: New Zealand to Easter Island (all around the island, again)
Leg 10: Easter Island to Argentina (Buenos Aires Province, ending up in Lobos)
Leg 11: Argentina (within Buenos Aires itself)
Leg 12: Argentina to USA (LA)
FINISH: Lake Hollywood Park, Hollywood, CA
In general the places chosen have either not been visited before (most) or else have hosted some terrible legs (Mauritius, Buenos Aires and the associated province, LA as a final destination). Plus, no Europe