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Re: TAR Google Earth Project
« Reply #125 on: December 12, 2015, 04:59:22 AM »
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Re: TAR Google Earth Project
« Reply #126 on: December 21, 2015, 05:51:06 PM »
 :cmas26 Awesome!
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Re: TAR Google Earth Project
« Reply #127 on: May 14, 2016, 07:28:30 PM »
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Re: TAR Google Earth Project
« Reply #128 on: June 10, 2016, 04:53:35 AM »
Added TAR Vietnam 2016 (All-Stars)
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Re: TAR Google Earth Project
« Reply #129 on: September 14, 2016, 01:15:08 AM »
Added Canada 4~
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Re: TAR Google Earth Project
« Reply #130 on: September 17, 2016, 09:32:44 PM »
Added the third Chinese season, AKA Jisu Qianjin (Olympics version)
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Re: TAR Google Earth Project
« Reply #131 on: September 28, 2016, 12:17:39 AM »
Also added HaMerotz LaMillion 5
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Re: TAR Google Earth Project
« Reply #132 on: December 19, 2016, 12:17:12 AM »
Added TAR Asia 5 to Page 2
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Re: TAR Google Earth Project
« Reply #133 on: June 02, 2017, 01:57:06 AM »
Added TAR29. Page 2 as always.
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Re: TAR Google Earth Project
« Reply #134 on: September 13, 2017, 06:30:44 AM »
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Re: TAR Google Earth Project
« Reply #135 on: October 10, 2017, 02:55:59 PM »
Trying to upload TAR China 4, but I keep running into problems... For some reason it keeps ending up as an empty KMZ file after upload.
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Re: TAR Google Earth Project
« Reply #136 on: May 13, 2018, 10:55:07 AM »
I'm almost done getting the exact locations for TAR6 (that glacier in Iceland and the "elephant polo field" in Sri Lanka were a HUGE pain to find), but now I'm stuck in American territory!

Kris/Jon picked a Detour in Honolulu that sent them to a Hilo Hattie warehouse, but Hilo Hattie has gone bankrupt twice since 2004 and I still haven't been able to find the exact location! Can anyone identify the taller building in the background on the right? That could narrow the search down!

Other notes: Phil says the warehouse is 10mi from the Tantalus Lookout, but his distances can sometimes be way off the mark.
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Re: TAR Google Earth Project
« Reply #137 on: May 21, 2018, 10:24:45 PM »
Found it! It's on Pahounui Dr and Sand Island Access Rd.
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Re: TAR Google Earth Project
« Reply #138 on: May 26, 2018, 02:25:54 AM »
Thanks to the efforts of GB, Nickf21, and Wcpamotm, I was able to piece together this almost complete dataset for TAR6!

Among the new additions:
- Lews Village near Lalibela, where teams chose to transport a roof or put mud on a wall (DT: raise the roof/mud the hut). This was identifiable by a power line running along the road from the airport, and the slope running down on the left hand side.
- Mahinda College Cricket Ground in Galle, where Freddy/Kendra played elephant polo (DT: elephant trunks). Identifiable in Street View.
- Yangpu Longjiang Vegetable Market in Shanghai, where nobody chose to transport ice from the fish market (DT: ice). Identifiable in Street View.
- Hafei Service Center in Xi'an, where teams spray painted a car (DT: spray). There was a shot with the address written in Chinese on the show.
- Hilo Hattie warehouse, where Kris/Jon searched for Hawaiian clothing to match a model (DT: outfits). Identifiable in Street View.

I'm not sure about the Detour option in Xi'an no one chose (DT: scroll), which Wikipedia shows as "Xi'an Tang Du Factory" but which I haven't been able to cross-reference. Does anyone have more context?
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Re: TAR Google Earth Project
« Reply #139 on: May 26, 2018, 02:33:43 PM »
And here's TAR5! Here are the challenging ones to find:
- Pigeon House Farm in Luxor, where Colin/Christie and Brandon/Nicole used a shaduf to bring water out of the Nile. Contrary to what Phil said, this option was actually further from the other side of the Detour, where teams had to get to (the old) Banana Island and bring sheep across the river. (There's now a new Banana Island, which caused me a lot of confusion.)
- Kibaoni in Tanzania, the Roadblock where teams had to eat an ostrich egg. There were some editing shenanigans here: teams must have been transported between sites; the distances are too large for running.
- Kripamayee Kali Temple in Kolkata, the Fast Forward where Brandon/Nicole refused to shave their heads. Wcpamotm had the right name, but the coordinates on Wikipedia were wrong and pointed to the larger Dakshineswar Kali Temple instead.
- Globe Brick Factory in Kolkata, the Roadblock where teams had to make bricks (Colin: "I'm packing it!"). A sign shown on-screen said it was in Ramchandrapur; from there it's a matter of finding the factory chimney.
- Malagueña Motors in Cavite, where Chip/Kim yielded Colin/Christie. There's a telecommunications tower nearby; finding it would help you find the jeepney shop on Street View.
- The field where Colin's ox was broken, on a rural road in San Benito. It's 4.2km/2.6mi from where teams got off their jeepneys, so the producers must have transported them in.
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