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TAR 30 Maps
« on: October 05, 2017, 09:17:56 AM »
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Re: TAR 30 Maps
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2017, 09:27:36 AM »
YAY! They are BACK!! :tu
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Re: TAR 30 Maps
« Reply #2 on: October 24, 2017, 09:15:42 AM »
Leg 1: Iceland. Cody/Jessica did end up quite far away, and in the opposite direction, from where they were supposed to go!
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Re: TAR 30 Maps
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Re: TAR 30 Maps
« Reply #4 on: January 14, 2018, 02:20:35 AM »
Putting Slowhatch's locations into graphical form! Leg 2: Antwerp.
Teams choosing Diamond Glint had to travel double the distance (2km/1.2mi more) than those choosing Old Print; might explain why they fell behind arriving at the Head-to-Head!
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Re: TAR 30 Maps
« Reply #5 on: January 15, 2018, 03:22:25 PM »
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Re: TAR 30 Maps
« Reply #6 on: January 18, 2018, 01:49:35 AM »
Leg 3
We had almost half of it before the episode started.
The clothing shop (CBS calling it a souk was a bit generous) was at 58 Rue Siaghine--compare the lamps and the sign for the currency exchange shop next door (source). The phone shop is somewhere nearby but I haven't found it yet.
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Palace Moulay Hafid (Palace of Italian Institutions)

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Re: TAR 30 Maps
« Reply #7 on: January 18, 2018, 01:58:34 AM »
Awesome!
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Re: TAR 30 Maps
« Reply #8 on: January 18, 2018, 02:41:31 PM »
The Kasbah Museum (second gnome spot). I'd never seen this before and looked it up; it's Tifinagh, used to write the Berber languages.

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Re: TAR 30 Maps
« Reply #9 on: January 19, 2018, 11:09:17 AM »
Leg 4
We already have the beach and the terrain/pitstop.
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Re: TAR 30 Maps
« Reply #10 on: January 24, 2018, 04:07:26 PM »
Took a while, but found the location of the teleboutique!

As teams were leaving the teleboutique, they passed by signs for "Bijouterie de Paris", "Dar Souran", and "Tingis Sport", which puts them in the vicinity of Rue Almohades just north of the Petit Socco.

Look around the area and there's only one location that matches the geography on the show, at the junction of Rue Hadj Mohamed Torres and Rue Almohades.
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Re: TAR 30 Maps
« Reply #11 on: January 25, 2018, 02:53:34 AM »
Leg 5
We already knew the arena and Chateau des Baux.
Café de la Fontaine
Van Gogh bridge
Hotel Restaurant Benvengudo

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Re: TAR 30 Maps
« Reply #12 on: January 26, 2018, 01:50:49 AM »
Leg 3: Tangier (with a big map for the medina!). Team members doing the Roadblock would have had to go 1.5km/0.9mi, and teams doing the Drop It Off side of the Detour would have had to go another 1.6km/1mi more. Doesn't sound too bad, but the medina is full of slopes!

The overnight stay at the Hotel Ibis was edited out.
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Re: TAR 30 Maps
« Reply #13 on: January 26, 2018, 10:21:33 AM »
Leg 4: St-Tropez and Leg 5: Alpilles, with thanks to Slowhatch!
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Re: TAR 30 Maps
« Reply #14 on: January 28, 2018, 05:44:18 AM »
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Re: TAR 30 Maps
« Reply #15 on: January 28, 2018, 08:00:29 PM »
Some switchbacks have gone back to the original location, and being in Prague would suggest that is a more likely than not proposition....and not to say that the locale looks very similar to TAR 15’s task location.
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Re: TAR 30 Maps
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Re: TAR 30 Maps
« Reply #17 on: February 09, 2018, 12:34:57 AM »
Legs 7-8
We already had a couple of the places
Travel agency (Prague)
The only landscape I can find that fits the map (below) is the part of Imire here
I can't find a listing for Khan fabrics, but judging by the nearby signage (below) it's at 50-55 Harare Rd.
Eastgate shopping mall
Google's suggested walking route from Magaba market to Cameron fabrics


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Re: TAR 30 Maps
« Reply #18 on: February 09, 2018, 11:35:42 PM »
I've changed my mind about the tire roll. The teams were told to go right and up the stairs shortly after the tunnel. You can see the DST factory while BB is going down the stairs, and the local yellow lists the factory here--in the right place. So I'll posit the tire truck as parked in the circle (below, map view).

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Re: TAR 30 Maps
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Re: TAR 30 Maps
« Reply #20 on: February 15, 2018, 02:29:11 AM »
Leg 10
We already had Ratchaphruek and the pitstop.
Muharraq falcon statue
Patara elephant farm
Based on the shape of the paddy segments (below), I'll put the frog field here.
Khumkhantoke restaurant

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Re: TAR 30 Maps
« Reply #21 on: February 22, 2018, 01:04:14 AM »
Finale
I think we had just about everything except the Aberdeen Detour.
Restaurant
I can't place the crab boat; maybe someone recognizes the buildings in the background.

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Re: TAR 30 Maps
« Reply #22 on: February 23, 2018, 07:36:58 AM »
We had rumors of Aberdeen that night but no one was able to get thee fast enough. But the HK team was AMAZING!!
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« Reply #23 on: February 23, 2018, 08:36:37 PM »
Aw, I was gonna be so proud in this thread that I'd found the HK restaurant, but you got it. XD
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Re: TAR 30 Maps
« Reply #24 on: February 24, 2018, 12:38:29 AM »
Finale
I think we had just about everything except the Aberdeen Detour.
Restaurant
I can't place the crab boat; maybe someone recognizes the buildings in the background.

Hello!!! I am from HK! Let’s see if I can help with anything.

From the photo, it is really not possible for me to locate the crab boat but I have a strong feeling that it should be somewhere around Jumbo Kingdom, which is close to the cluebox at the waterfront and the Grub Grab detour
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Re: TAR 30 Maps
« Reply #25 on: February 24, 2018, 07:10:38 PM »
OK, I'll try again. The detour started here on the Aberdeen Promenade (production probably hired a few of those "Big Bus" sampans).
Restaurant teams disembarked here at the Ap Lei Chau Waterfront Promenade, then walked a block or so to Ap Lei Chau Main st.
In the (Phil) cap below, you can see a distinctive tree and a small lighted "umbrella stand" on the opposite shore. I would match it to this location, which means that if you turn the camera around you can get a good estimate of where the crab boat was anchored.

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Re: TAR 30 Maps
« Reply #26 on: March 06, 2018, 09:39:44 AM »
Sorry for the delay! Took a while to figure out what Trevor/Chris did in Prague after the telephone Roadblock (which might also explain their elimination).

As noted here, teams were directed to Romantický Hotel U Raka after the Roadblock. Trevor/Chris decided to travel by metro from Dejvická Station to Mustek Station, switching to a taxi there.

The problem is Mustek Station is on the other side of the river and nowhere near where they needed to go! Dejvická Station is already the closest station to Romantický Hotel, which is just 1.5km/0.9mi away. The extra time they took would have cost them around 40min, squandering their chance to jump ahead of Jessica/Cody, who were stuck finding a taxi.
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Re: TAR 30 Maps
« Reply #27 on: March 07, 2018, 09:12:24 AM »
Leg 7: Imire. I'm not quite sure which route the Bush Whack Detour took.
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Re: TAR 30 Maps
« Reply #28 on: March 10, 2018, 03:24:32 AM »
Leg 8: Harare. The U-Turned teams faced an uphill challenge; the two sides of the Detour were 3km/2mi apart.
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Re: TAR 30 Maps
« Reply #29 on: March 11, 2018, 01:09:22 AM »
Leg 9: Bahrain. The race covered most of the country geographically, not a bad course for our maiden trip there!
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Re: TAR 30 Maps
« Reply #30 on: March 12, 2018, 08:33:27 AM »
Leg 10: Chiang Mai.
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« Reply #31 on: March 13, 2018, 07:07:44 PM »
Leg 11: Hong Kong.
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Re: TAR 30 Maps
« Reply #32 on: March 14, 2018, 12:13:37 AM »
:tu Neobie!! Awesome work!
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Re: TAR 30 Maps
« Reply #33 on: March 18, 2018, 02:41:28 PM »
Leg 12: San Francisco.

Thanks all who've helped out in this thread, with special credit to Slowhatch!
I've gone back to update some of the earlier maps, including the one reflecting the full race course. If you're linking to the maps from somewhere else, remember to update your links!
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Re: TAR 30 Maps
« Reply #34 on: March 19, 2018, 02:44:50 PM »
For more detail on the maps, here're my Google Earth placemarks for TAR30!
(Do offer corrections if there are mistakes!)
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Re: TAR 30 Maps
« Reply #35 on: March 20, 2018, 08:25:08 AM »
What do I use to open a kml file? ???
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Re: TAR 30 Maps
« Reply #36 on: March 20, 2018, 10:04:21 AM »
What do I use to open a kml file? ???
You need Google Earth (or maybe just Google Maps)

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« Reply #37 on: March 20, 2018, 12:56:04 PM »
I have Maps but prob need to reinstall GE. Thanks chills!
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