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Re: TAR 21 Ep 11 (France) "Take Down That Million" part 1
« Reply #25 on: December 03, 2012, 12:04:33 PM »
Well they were spotted at three chateaus.......and Villandry was not one of them. The list of chateaus is in the Timeline. I am not saying they didn't go there.......but it isn't in the list.

Château de Chenonceau, Chenonceaux
Château d'Amboise, Amboise
Château de Cheverny, Cheverny 
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Re: TAR 21 Ep 11 (France) "Take Down That Million" part 1
« Reply #26 on: December 03, 2012, 12:53:40 PM »
Boingo,

For the proof you require, take a look at this from the screencaps and note Jaymes and James running on a path bordering the bank of the River Cher. It did not transfer from Re: TAR 21 Ep 11 (France) post #6 as expected, but you can see it there. Here is the information associated with it:


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Re: TAR 21 Ep 11 (France)
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    The chateau featured in the PREVIEW is Chateaux Chenonceax. I rate it the most beautiful chateau.


Yes, we already know it from the Ep. 1 extended preview:

Quote from: Alenaveda on October 01, 2012, 07:03:41 AM

    Here's a pic of it, almost same angle.




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Re: TAR 21 Ep 11 (France) "Take Down That Million" part 1
« Reply #28 on: December 03, 2012, 02:08:44 PM »
This is Villandry:   :tup:


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Re: TAR 21 Ep 11 (France) "Take Down That Million" part 1
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Re: TAR 21 Ep 11 (France) "Take Down That Million" part 1
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Re: TAR 21 Ep 11 (France) "Take Down That Million" part 1
« Reply #31 on: December 03, 2012, 05:04:26 PM »
The pups are at Chateau de Cheverny!  Woof!  Rick Steves



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Re: TAR 21 Ep 11 (France) "Take Down That Million" part 1
« Reply #32 on: December 03, 2012, 05:10:41 PM »
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Re: TAR 21 Ep 11 (France) "Take Down That Million" part 1
« Reply #33 on: December 03, 2012, 07:17:43 PM »


Awesome find, ilhamrizki! :cmas23 I think one of the Chippendales will say that phrase, maybe Jaymes.
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Re: TAR 21 Ep 11 (France) "Take Down That Million" part 1
« Reply #34 on: December 03, 2012, 07:36:29 PM »

 :cmaslol  so lets recap the major locations we all found in the France leg.....

in addition to the horse plowing and running through wine caves of the Loire Valley, we have a "Chateau bonanza".

Not one or even two chateau's were identified, but up to THREE.   :cmas9

Looking back at the Intro Cap thread and the Extended Ep. 1 Preview thread we can see the following:


Chateau Villandry (formal gardens), Loire Valley, France

Chenonceau Chateau, Loire Valley, France

Chapel of Saint-Hubert at Chateau d'Amboise, Loire Valley, France (Leonardo Da Vinci buried there)


Well it is the Loire Valley.... more chateau's than you can shake a stick at...   :cmas50





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Re: TAR 21 Ep 11 (France) "Take Down That Million" part 1
« Reply #35 on: December 03, 2012, 07:57:43 PM »
The Elipsos train that Boingo identified is on time...no surprises there.

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Re: TAR 21 Ep 11 (France) "Take Down That Million" part 1
« Reply #36 on: December 03, 2012, 08:36:26 PM »
I'm bringing up this blog post again: fwiw, Cheverny seems to come after Amboise.
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This is also the resting place of Leonardo da Vinci, who died in Amboise in 1519.  Here, we also had quite the experience, witnessing the taping of next season’s The Amazing Race!
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As a popular hunting venue, Cheverny has about 100 hounds!!!! It felt like an optical illusion, but was definitely a sight to see! We also ran into our friends with the Amazing Race again, so this season, look for me strolling down the gravel pathway behind the sprinting contestants!

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Re: TAR 21 Ep 11 (France) "Take Down That Million" part 1
« Reply #37 on: December 03, 2012, 08:55:36 PM »
I'm bringing up this post again: fwiw, Cheverny seems to come after Amboise.

 :cmas20  cool! FOUR chateau's....   and a TinTin connection....   :cmas22   I'm thinking pitstop....  :cmas5

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Re: TAR 21 Ep 11 (France) "Take Down That Million" part 1
« Reply #38 on: December 03, 2012, 09:26:29 PM »
Cannot see the preview due to location restriction, but is the part with Beekmans in taxi belong to future legs? If so it doesn't seem like that was from Leg 11 since they were in different clothes in France.

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Re: TAR 21 Ep 11 (France) "Take Down That Million" part 1
« Reply #39 on: December 03, 2012, 09:34:21 PM »
You can see the preview in post 2. :kuss:

This preview has footage from both legs.
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Re: TAR 21 Ep 11 (France) "Take Down That Million" part 1
« Reply #40 on: December 03, 2012, 10:22:48 PM »
I always thought that this was the Pit Stop:   Chateau de Chenonceau


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Re: TAR 21 Ep 11 (France) "Take Down That Million" part 1
« Reply #41 on: December 03, 2012, 10:34:22 PM »
The Chippendales look like they are running TO the Pit Stop, by the canal/river. Notice that they don't have their packs on? If they were running to a task location, I don't think they would leave their stuff unless they're going somewhere very nearby like last night's windmill Detour. Looks like they dropped off them on the way. :duno:
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Re: TAR 21 Ep 11 (France) "Take Down That Million" part 1
« Reply #42 on: December 03, 2012, 10:46:59 PM »
Doggies!!   :cmas9

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Re: TAR 21 Ep 11 (France) "Take Down That Million" part 1
« Reply #43 on: December 03, 2012, 10:52:05 PM »
Same place for this clip:  The Kennels   :cmaslol   Who Let the dogs Out

Note the refrigeration-grade door!  This is the meat locker for feeding the dogs!

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Re: TAR 21 Ep 11 (France) "Take Down That Million" part 1
« Reply #44 on: December 03, 2012, 11:02:24 PM »
Twinnies have their Speedbump here:

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Re: TAR 21 Ep 11 (France) "Take Down That Million" part 1
« Reply #45 on: December 04, 2012, 07:45:17 AM »
The Elipsos train that Boingo identified is on time...no surprises there.

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Please read the Transportation thread re trains from Barcelona to the Loire Valley (Tours). It would be foolish to go all the way to Paris when teams can get off in Orleans and take a train from there to Tours. The precedent for this is AR1 in France  where smart teams took the shortcut to Les Baux.
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Re: TAR 21 Ep 11 (France) "Take Down That Million" part 1
« Reply #46 on: December 04, 2012, 08:48:32 AM »
The Elipsos train that Boingo identified is on time...no surprises there.

Slowhatch,

Please read the Transportation thread re trains from Barcelona to the Loire Valley (Tours). It would be very foolish to go all the way to Paris when teams can get off in Orleans and take a train from there to Tours. The precedent for this is AR1 in France  where smart teams took the shortcut to Les Baux.


Very stupid does NOT mean didn't happen.

The train, the station , and thanks to the large clock in the station and slowhatches info, The ARRIVAL TIME are all confirmed.

If you can show a train arriving at that exact time which supports your theory, please do!

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Re: TAR 21 Ep 11 (France) "Take Down That Million" part 1
« Reply #47 on: December 04, 2012, 09:50:36 AM »
It is pretty obvious that teams arrived in Tours from Paris. But why? As apskip pointed out, quicker would have been to exit the night train in Orleans and take a train to Tours.......maybe getting there ~2-3 hours earlier.

That might just be the rub. Production had a very busy day planned..........4 chateaus.....self-driving...the field for plowing........the speed bump.......that involves a lot of local crew for all the different places (sets). You really don't want them to be sitting around all day. That wastes production resources. We just saw what happened when teams get all spread out in Moscow and Amsterdam. If they keep the teams bunched, then racing is more exciting and the various "sets" can be assembled and disassembled in short order and local crew released.

They might have not even known they were going to Tours till they arrived in Paris. It is pretty simple to put a clue box in the Paris train station to tell them to go to Tours.

What ever the mystery is.......we will know pretty soon.
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Re: TAR 21 Ep 11 (France) "Take Down That Million" part 1
« Reply #48 on: December 04, 2012, 10:01:50 AM »
 
:cmaslol  Just pulled this over from Finale thread.  Chateau Villandry is confirmed.  :mas25


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Re: TAR 21 Ep 11 (France) "Take Down That Million" part 1
« Reply #49 on: December 04, 2012, 10:07:21 AM »
I always thought that this was the Pit Stop:   Chateau de Chenonceau


 :cmaslol  you may have something there... looks like the hounds of Chateau Cheverny are involved in something...


 

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