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Re: The Amazing Race Asia 3 Spoilers/Speculation (spoiler summary page 1)
« Reply #475 on: September 12, 2008, 09:26:42 AM »
They go somewhere....we have two teams leaving widely apart at the pitstop who are together at the airport much later than one would expect unless they do something else first....
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Re: The Amazing Race Asia 3 Spoilers/Speculation (spoiler summary page 1)
« Reply #476 on: September 12, 2008, 12:53:46 PM »
I think its Jeanne darc church Ho Chi Minh City
located at the Nga Sau Cho Lon (the Cholon six-way junction), Cholon/Ho Chi Minh City






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Re: The Amazing Race Asia 3 Spoilers/Speculation (spoiler summary page 1)
« Reply #477 on: September 12, 2008, 01:03:42 PM »
Nice call Puddin.

I watched the show and from the shadows it looks like the first three teams are all very close.  Of course the first two are same time.  But with the better shots and longer clips of show vs preview I have to say that I would not be able to place Oliver et al ahead of Bernie & Henry just by sun shadows alone.  I think my time estimate of Oliver on the mat is way off and their checkin time will be very close to Bernie & Henry's of between 10:45 and 11:09 am.  It was just by chance that the error I made put Oliver ahead of B&H.
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Re: The Amazing Race Asia 3 Spoilers/Speculation (spoiler summary page 1)
« Reply #478 on: September 12, 2008, 01:54:59 PM »
This shot was taken between 12:19 and 12:22 pm (assumes May 21st).
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Re: The Amazing Race Asia 3 Spoilers/Speculation (spoiler summary page 1)
« Reply #479 on: September 12, 2008, 01:56:17 PM »
This shot was taken between 12:23 and 12:27 pm (assumes May 21st).
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Re: The Amazing Race Asia 3 Spoilers/Speculation (spoiler summary page 1)
« Reply #480 on: September 12, 2008, 01:56:54 PM »
This shot was taken between 12:33 and 12:42 pm (assumes May 21st).
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Re: The Amazing Race Asia 3 Spoilers/Speculation (spoiler summary page 1)
« Reply #481 on: September 12, 2008, 02:59:38 PM »
Nice job Chateau!  :jumpy: :jumpy:

So really, the teams were fairly close together? Maybe that explains why Geoff and Tish are seen w/ AD/ Fuzzie at the airport. I am puzzled by what they do between 12MN and 2PM when we see them at the airport. Paintball? Something else? A longer pitstop? (doubt)

I am also concerned that we are not seeing what we expected in HCMC....unless teams have tasks in the city before heading out to the floating market...We have that extra day so could possibly be a TBC which might explain needing a 90 minute show??

Our source for this leg is trying to check-in with the other source, so perhaps we'll see.

Meanwhile, I asked about the building and the "WOW" sign, and here is his reply:
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WOW is a fashion brand in Vietnam. The reddish building at Henry and Bernie, if it is in HCMC, it may
be the church, "Nh thờ Đức b" but it's quite far from the market :(


So that is not the right one, as puddin has found the perfect match anyway!  :gj: So where is this in relationship to the market? And the Opera?
I hoped that wow sign would help but seems not.
Slowhatch gave us this before which might help:
Diadem is the best street-mapping site I've found for Vietnam. 


So 5/21 at about 11PM and after, teams eligible for release from the Pitstop.
5/22 approx 2PM teams seen at airport in Chiang Mai.
5/22?? (date assumed) teams seen at Q-Bar in HCMC, supposedly to look for a clue in a flowershop which does not open till 6AM. Some teams arrive afternoon.

After that  :duno:
Laundry(?) task in HCMC
Then??

I hope the spoiler is correct and we do go to a floating village, I was really looking forward to seeing that.
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Re: The Amazing Race Asia 3 Spoilers/Speculation (spoiler summary page 1)
« Reply #482 on: September 12, 2008, 03:15:40 PM »
The Jeanne d’arc church is located near Chinatown/Binh Tay Market , large market area and vendors, photos are easy to find.


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Re: The Amazing Race Asia 3 Spoilers/Speculation (spoiler summary page 1)
« Reply #483 on: September 12, 2008, 06:03:17 PM »
The Jeanne darc church is located near Chinatown/Binh Tay Market , large market area and vendors, photos are easy to find.

 :tup:  Good one, puddin! 

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Re: The Amazing Race Asia 3 Spoilers/Speculation (spoiler summary page 1)
« Reply #484 on: September 12, 2008, 06:17:22 PM »
Love it Boingo! :hearts:

So.....how hard would it be to add in the Q-bar and the Ben thanh market?  :-[ :angel: :-[

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She saw the teams at the Q-BAR near the Caravelle Hotel, near Opera House sometime between 10-12PM.


         From Slowhatch: If you have GE this download will put a 3D model of Ben Thanh market on the map. You can see the buses lined up at the station across the square.


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Re: The Amazing Race Asia 3 Spoilers/Speculation (spoiler summary page 1)
« Reply #485 on: September 12, 2008, 06:35:21 PM »
 :groan:  I'll get around to it, peach....  right now I'm hunting a "bridge".....  ;)

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Re: The Amazing Race Asia 3 Spoilers/Speculation (spoiler summary page 1)
« Reply #486 on: September 12, 2008, 06:38:11 PM »
Oooh..okay...the bridge would be great!!

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Re: The Amazing Race Asia 3 Spoilers/Speculation (spoiler summary page 1)
« Reply #487 on: September 12, 2008, 06:46:18 PM »
Oman

make that Muscat Oman


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Re: The Amazing Race Asia 3 Spoilers/Speculation (spoiler summary page 1)
« Reply #488 on: September 12, 2008, 07:12:28 PM »
This shot was taken between 1:12 and 4:00 pm (assumes May 23rd).

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Re: The Amazing Race Asia 3 Spoilers/Speculation (spoiler summary page 1)
« Reply #489 on: September 12, 2008, 07:13:56 PM »
 :ascared  Not really sure about this... but throwing it out there... "the bridge to nowhere"   :funny:


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Re: The Amazing Race Asia 3 Spoilers/Speculation (spoiler summary page 1)
« Reply #490 on: September 12, 2008, 07:19:59 PM »
my 2 cents, lol

Muttrah District Of Muscat
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Re: The Amazing Race Asia 3 Spoilers/Speculation (spoiler summary page 1)
« Reply #491 on: September 12, 2008, 07:36:39 PM »
 :groan:  never satisfied....  ;)

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Re: The Amazing Race Asia 3 Spoilers/Speculation (spoiler summary page 1)
« Reply #492 on: September 12, 2008, 07:44:21 PM »
 :wohoo: :wtg:  :wohoo: puddin!

We are going to OMAN?? Cool!



Love it Boingo!  :ty
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Re: The Amazing Race Asia 3 Spoilers/Speculation (spoiler summary page 1)
« Reply #493 on: September 12, 2008, 07:47:37 PM »
Oman would certainly account for the dhow, and might explain the powerboat as well. I spent a few minutes yesterday trying to work the boat's ensign, but there wasn't enough resolution.

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Re: The Amazing Race Asia 3 Spoilers/Speculation (spoiler summary page 1)
« Reply #494 on: September 12, 2008, 07:53:15 PM »
Despite the hippies, they must have liked TAR the first time around...

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Re: The Amazing Race Asia 3 Spoilers/Speculation (spoiler summary page 1)
« Reply #495 on: September 12, 2008, 08:33:28 PM »
 :jumpy:  This is the Barr Al Jissah Resort - Muscat, Oman




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Re: The Amazing Race Asia 3 Spoilers/Speculation (spoiler summary page 1)
« Reply #496 on: September 12, 2008, 08:37:03 PM »
Barr Al Jissah Resort - GE view
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Re: The Amazing Race Asia 3 Spoilers/Speculation (spoiler summary page 1)
« Reply #497 on: September 12, 2008, 08:58:00 PM »
Now this resort I like! Lookee what they have...



Turtle Beach



of course our racers prob won't get to see this, :lol: but it just got added to my list! :yess:

Last time TAR was there they did the giant incense burner and dug in the sand for a cooking vessel??

Boingo, does that pretty GE come with a kmz so I can find it too? We know GE hates me...
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Re: The Amazing Race Asia 3 Spoilers/Speculation (spoiler summary page 1)
« Reply #498 on: September 12, 2008, 09:03:47 PM »
  Here ya go...   :sucks

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Re: The Amazing Race Asia 3 Spoilers/Speculation (spoiler summary page 1)
« Reply #499 on: September 12, 2008, 09:06:06 PM »
Oh you found the darn place Boingo  :jumpy: .. I was all the way on the aegean coast  :lol:  :lala


 

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