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Offline 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 12 teams over 11 legs:
Merge 2 Malaysian legs into 1
Turn Portugal (8th place), Sweden (6th place), and Oman (5th place) legs into NEL/KRLs
« Last Edit: November 12, 2017, 01:55:48 PM by DavidJunior »

 

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