The Amazing Race. The Amazing Race. Stage 1: Africa. Africa is the 2 nd largest and most populous continent. It covers about 20% of the world’s total land area. 1 billion people live in Africa.
The Amazing Race
Africa is the 2nd largest and most populous continent.
It covers about 20% of the world’s total land area.
1 billion people live in Africa.
Travelers will fly from the Race’s starting point in Washington D.C. to Lagos, Nigeria. The flight costs 1800 per person.
Nigeria is the largest country in Africa. Lagos is one of the world’s largest cities, due to rapid urbanization.
For the first task Racers must use the public transportation system of Lagos to collect markers from around the city. Due to high population and inadequate infrastructure traffic congestion is a daily problem in Lagos: it takes an average of two to three hours to travel 10-20 kilometers.
Once there Racers will complete their third task by constructing quipis, a traditional information keeping system of the Inca.
As a 4th Pit Stop Racers will make their way to Sidney by flying with JetStar Airlines. The flight will cost $236 and meet at the Sidney Opera house. The last team to arrive will be eliminated.
With construction beginning around 1632 and completed around 1653 the TajMahal has become one of the world’s most recognizable structures. I was built by the Mugal emperor Shan Jahan in memory of his 3rd wife MumtazMahal.
Travelers will participate on a Tijuca Rain Forest Jeep Tour from Rio de Janeiro. On the Tijuca Rain Forest Jeep Tour travelers will have to compete in a scavenger hunt to see who can first spot and photograph monkeys, specified birds, butterflies and tropical flora.
For a higher economic leisure time Racers can pick to go to Canterbury Park. There they must bet on horse races until they pick the horse that has the Amazing Race Logo on it.