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Online DavidJunior

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Re: TAR Wishlist - locations, routes, twists, teams, tasks and prophetic dreams!
« Reply #3725 on: November 12, 2017, 01:48:13 PM »
Another route:

Start: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Leg 1: Guatemala City/Tikal, Guatemala (EL- 12th place)
-Chartered overnight buses to Tikal

Leg 2: Arequipa, Peru (EL- 11th place)
-Leg stays in/around town

Leg 3: Puno (Lake Titicaca), Peru (EL- 10th place)
-Self drive through the Andes to the shores of Lake Titicaca

Leg 4: Lisbon/Faro, Portugal (EL- 9th place; W-turn)
-Another self driving leg; teams given diesel trucks (Dieselgate Redux)

Leg 5: Cape Verde Islands (NEL- 8 teams)
-Ferry from Praia to one of the neighboring islands

Leg 6: Praia, Cape Verde (EL- 8th place)
-Return to Praia via ferry; finish the leg in town

Leg 7: Stockholm/Uppsala, Sweden (EL- 7th place)
-Teams take the train to Uppsala

Leg 8: Riga, Latvia (NEL- 6 teams)
-Ferry across the Baltic Sea to Latvia

Leg 9: Muscat, Oman (EL- 6th place; W-turn)
-Self drive around Oman

Leg 10: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (KRL- 5 teams)
-Urban leg focusing on public transport

Leg 11: Malacca, Malaysia (EL- 5th place)
-Bus to Malacca region; leg in the countryside

Leg 12: Osaka/Kobe/Himeji, Japan (EL- 4th place)
-Train travel and public transit; pit stop either in or overlooking Himeji Castle

Leg 13: Houston, Texas, USA (Finale- 3 teams)
-Train to Tokyo for direct flight from Narita

Reducing to 11 teams over 12 legs:
Merge 2 Malaysian legs into 1
Turn Portugal (8th place), Sweden (6th place), and Oman (5th place) legs into NEL/KRLs
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Re: TAR Wishlist - locations, routes, twists, teams, tasks and prophetic dreams!
« Reply #3726 on: December 07, 2017, 05:52:23 AM »
How's this?

Starting Line:LA, CA (Walt Disney Concert hall????)
Leg-1 Manila, Philippines (culture tasks)
Leg-2 Baguio, Philippines (rice, volcano, ruins, pig/jig type tasks)
Leg-3 Koror, Palau (Survivor, Jellyfish, shipwreck tasks)
Leg-4 Siem Reap, Cambodia (Angkor Wat, Weird Food tasks)
Leg-5 Doha, Qatar (Flyboarding, Arabic Art and culture tasks)
Leg-6 Cape Town, South Africa (Wet/Wild dt, Diamond rb, Waterfront, Charity tasks)
Leg-7 Port Elizabeth, South Africa (Bungee jump rb, penguin, wildlife tasks)
Leg-8 Stockholm, Sweden (Vikings, Swedish pop tasks)
Leg-9 Rovaniemi, Finland (Christmas, Reindeer tasks)
Leg-10 Zurich & Basel, Switzerland (Chocolate, Skiing, Coco Clocks tasks)
Leg-11 Nassau & Freeport, Bahamas (Double Leg, Atlantis tasks in Nassau, and Pirate, Beach, Culture tasks in Freeport) TAR 22 SB
Leg-12 Orlando, Florida (Disney tasks)

what ya think???

the first three legs r up in the air atm...

They maybe Fiji-Australia-Australia or something like that
« Last Edit: December 07, 2017, 06:20:34 AM by CocoNuts »


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Re: TAR Wishlist - locations, routes, twists, teams, tasks and prophetic dreams!
« Reply #3727 on: December 11, 2017, 07:18:19 PM »
Really need some help here guys... Which route is the best? Which is the worst? PM me ur picks!!! Also, pm me for more info on routes/info on what it's for.

Route 1
Leg-1 (United States→Colombia)
Leg-2 (Colombia→Denmark)
Leg-3 (Denmark→Nigeria)
Leg-4 (Nigeria→Togo)
Leg-5 (Togo→Switzerland)
Leg-6 (Switzerland→Bosnia & Herzegovina)
Leg-7 (Bosnia & Herzegovina→Qatar)
Leg-8 (Qatar→Cambodia)
Leg-9 (Cambodia→Samoa)
Leg-10 (Samoa→China)
Leg-11 (China)
Leg-12 (China→United States)

Route 2
Leg-1 (United States→Australia)
Leg-2 (Australia→Laos)
Leg-3 (Laos→India)
Leg-4 (India→Zimbabwe)
Leg-5 (Zimbabwe→Zambia)
Leg-6 (Zambia)
Leg-7 (Zambia→Finland)
Leg-8 (Finland→Belgium)
Leg-9 (Belgium→France→Andorra)
Leg-10 (Andorra→Spain→Brazil)
Leg-11 (Brazil→Trinidad & Tobago)
Leg-12 (Trinidad & Tobago→United States)

Route 3
Leg-1 (United States→Fiji)
Leg-2 (Fiji→Philippines)
Leg-3 (Philippines)
Leg-4 (Philippines→Singapore)
Leg-5 (Singapore→Laos)
Leg-6 (Laos→South Africa)
Leg-7 (South Africa→Swaziland)
Leg-8 (Swaziland→South Africa→Bulgaria)
Leg-9 (Bulgaria→Croatia)
Leg-10 (Croatia→Ireland)
Leg-11 (Ireland→The Bahamas)
Leg-12 (The Bahamas→United States)

Hope to hear from all of you!
« Last Edit: December 11, 2017, 07:29:14 PM by CocoNuts »

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Re: TAR Wishlist - locations, routes, twists, teams, tasks and prophetic dreams!
« Reply #3728 on: December 11, 2017, 07:42:49 PM »
All three make a really quick transition. I think the 1st one is my choice.
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Re: TAR Wishlist - locations, routes, twists, teams, tasks and prophetic dreams!
« Reply #3729 on: December 13, 2017, 12:05:11 AM »
I lean towards choice 3, followed by 2


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Re: TAR Wishlist - locations, routes, twists, teams, tasks and prophetic dreams!
« Reply #3730 on: December 13, 2017, 12:51:16 AM »
Choice 2 is great, as many underused/neverused countries are used!  :conf:
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Re: TAR Wishlist - locations, routes, twists, teams, tasks and prophetic dreams!
« Reply #3731 on: December 13, 2017, 05:40:43 AM »
I lean towards choice 3, followed by 2

thanks! Bosnia really ruins the first route.

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Re: TAR Wishlist - locations, routes, twists, teams, tasks and prophetic dreams!
« Reply #3732 on: December 13, 2017, 05:41:01 AM »
Choice 2 is great, as many underused/neverused countries are used!  :conf:

Thanks!

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Re: TAR Wishlist - locations, routes, twists, teams, tasks and prophetic dreams!
« Reply #3733 on: December 13, 2017, 12:26:54 PM »
Another possible route:

Starting Line: Los Angeles Area, CA, USA

Leg 1: Tokyo, Japan (EL- 12th place)
1st Roadblock- some other wacky Japanese game show (it's gimmicky, but the show likes to rely on it)- maybe climbing up slippery stairs?
Active Route Info at Tsukiji Fish Market
2nd Roadblock- Eat a bowl of natto

Leg 2: Melbourne/Tasmania, Australia (EL- 11th place)
Pull numbers for ferry departure to Tasmania next morning
Self-driving leg
Rural leg, involving tasks with animals (Tasmanian Devils?)

Leg 3: Tasmania/Melbourne, Australia (EL- 10th place)
Perform either Detour or Roadblock on Tasmania, before returning to Melbourne to finish the leg (similar to TAR 29 Leg 4 in Tanzania)

Leg 4: Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (EL- 9th place/W-turn)
Tasks around Brunei's unique culture and Islamic influence
Heavy use of water taxis
Water related tasks

Leg 5: Chennai, India (NEL- 8 teams)
Tasks involving Indian spice trade, among other tasks

Leg 6: Bangalore, India (EL- 8th place)
Train from Chennai to Bangalore
Roadblock having to write Kannada characters, among other tasks

Leg 7: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan (EL- 7th place)
Tasks regarding the nomadic heritage of the region
Highlight the steppes of the region

Leg 8: Moscow, Russia (KRL- 6 teams/W-turn)
Standard Russian leg
Teams have to navigate around the city, fighting traffic and the extensive subway system

Leg 9: Nihzny Novgorod, Russia (EL- 6th place)
Train from Moscow to Nihzny Novgorod
Focus more on cutural/religious aspects of Russia

Leg 10: Podgorica/Bar, Montenegro (NEL- 5 teams)
Highlight the scenery of the country
Water polo task?

Leg 11: Almafi/Pompeii/Capri/Naples, Italy (EL- 5th place/W-turn)
Take ferry from Bar, Montenegro to Bari, Italy
Self driving leg
Visits to Almafi and Pompeii before arriving in Naples
Finish the leg in/near the Blue Lagoon on Capri?

Leg 12: Bath/Bristol, England/Cardiff, Wales (EL- 4th place)
Penultimate leg racing around South Western England
Finish in Cardiff

Leg 13: New Orleans, LA, USA (Finale- 3 teams)
Tasks around Creole/Cajun lifestyle/food
Visit to the French Quarter
Nod to Hurricane Katrina and the city's recovery from it- still felt to this day
Final memory task

If getting into and out of Kyrgyzstan would prove too difficult, it can be subbed for Amman, Jordan (desert themed tasks, visit to Petra included).

Also, to reduce to 11 teams and 12 legs- merge Indian legs, turn it into 7th place NEL

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Re: TAR Wishlist - locations, routes, twists, teams, tasks and prophetic dreams!
« Reply #3734 on: December 13, 2017, 07:47:32 PM »
Maybe should include Fiji on your wishlist route, David.

Here's the optional wishlist for TAR 31:

Leg 1: Los Angeles, USA to Nadi, Fiji
Leg 2: Nadi, Fiji to Melbourne, Australia
Leg 3: Melbourne, Australia (double city leg)
Leg 4: Melbourne, Australia to Taipei, Taiwan
Leg 5: Taipei, Taiwan to Siem Reap, Cambodia
Leg 6: Siem Reap, Cambodia to Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Leg 7: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan to Moscow, Russia
Leg 8: Moscow, Russia to Saint Petersburg, Russia (overnight train via KOR/TBC)
Leg 9: Saint Petersburg, Russia to Ljubljana, Slovenia
Leg 10: Ljubljana, Slovenia to Genoa, Italy
Leg 11: Genoa, Italy to Lima, Peru
Leg 12: Lima, Peru to New Orleans, USA

5 continents, 10 countries and 33,000 miles (3 new countries)
« Last Edit: December 13, 2017, 09:05:47 PM by claude_24hrs »
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