In this Roadblock, one team member had to spin with for five minutes continuously to receive their next clue. The Amazing Race Season 23 Episode 2 Zip It, Bingo. The Detour was a choice between Confusion Now and Confusion Later. The clue instructed teams had to collect two paddles and take them to the. The streets of Havana could prove to be the end for one of the race favourites.
The first team to arrive at a Pit Stop is often awarded a prize while the last team is normally eliminated from the race except in non-elimination legs, where the last team to arrive may be penalized in the following leg. If they reached the guru, providing the correct combination of 41 steps down and ten steps up, they would receive their next clue. In Dance, teams had to put on a costume and sing and dance with a local troupe until they made 25 in tips. In Quick Jump, teams had to take a tandem bungee jump 450 feet 140 m down to the clue at the bottom of the canyon, the second-highest bungee-jump in the world at the time. In Deliver, teams had to carry fish from a boat and transfer it to the marked scales. The first two teams departed at 1:00 pm, two more at 1:15 pm, and the last team at 1:30 pm. The Detour was a choice between Slide or Stride.
This option did not appear on air as no team selected it. In Beast, teams had to ride the same 1. Once they had posed for a predetermined amount of time, the art teacher would hand them the Fast Forward award. In Climb, teams had to climb down a 100 feet 30 m ladder into the same cavern, then walk a much longer distance to reach the next clue. For this leg's Roadblock, one team member had to enter a pen full of and separate the three black sheep from 22 white sheep to a second pen at the end of the corral.
If teams do not find one, teams have to rewrap the man's turban before they could continue searching. Contestant Cyndi Kalenberg claimed that there was confusion about the vehicle replacement rules in Leg 2, in which the racers were informed that if their designated jeep broke down, the racers themselves would have to pay for repairs and wait for it to be fixed. The show premiered on Australia's on 30 May 2012, one week after the last episode of aired in Australia. In addition, host and a local greeter welcomed all teams arriving at the Pit Stops at the end of each leg; previously, Keoghan appeared only to greet and usually eliminate the last-place team. For this Roadblock, one team member had to near the sunken island and find and open one of three yellow cases chained underwater to retrieve the clue sealed inside.
Both Detours must travel to The Learning Lodge near Rice Lake and required teams to dress up in lumberjack clothing. This series marked a first time visit by a Eurasian or Australian edition of the franchise to the , including an Amazing Race first time visit to the nation of ; the prevents from visiting the island but is pushing for flights to Cuba. Once the team had accomplished this task, the troupe leader took the money and gave the team the next clue. Two flights were provided with only seven teams allowed on the first flight; the remaining four teams took a second flight which left two hours later. The teams are then surprised to learn they're heading for 'Australia'. In each row of warriors, only one warrior would let them through and the others would block them. The leg's Detour was a choice between Dragon and Lion.
A detour which involves two Cuban icons ends with some shocking results. The Race visited the countries of Brazil, Namibia, Australia and New Zealand, the Chinese of Hong Kong, as well as the continents of South America and, for the first time, Oceania. This did not affect either of their placements. During Leg 4, Lucy and Emilia were detained for driving into the grounds of a royal palace in Dubai, however, they were eventually released with a warning. When they were done, teams will be given their first clue, and they could use their car to drive themselves to the airport for the first destination.
Both Detour options required teams to drive themselves to the Al Faqa Desert. It was the only season excluding , which was run only in North America to not stop in Europe. The race travelled across four continents, 9 countries and 17 cities and was over 65,000 kilometres 40,000 mi long. In Che Puzzle, teams had to complete a 90 piece puzzle of at the in to receive their next clue. The teams are then surprised to learn they're heading for 'Australia'. For , Race policy was changed so that a team would receive a replacement if a production-provided vehicle broke down or became unsafe to drive through no fault of the team.
However, the holes all criss-cross each other and teams had to play in the intense heat of up to 130 °F 54 °C using only a map and one ball. While the participating team was allowed to use their hands, the locals they were playing against could only use their feet, as per local regulations. Once teams dig up this transmitter, they could exchange it for their next clue. Blake and Paige, however, were provided with a new vehicle when their jeep broke down, helping them to beat Hope and Norm in a race for second-to-last place to the Pit Stop. When the elephant master was satisfied, they were given their next clue.
The first season aired on May 16, 2011. Once teams provided the correct number, they would receive their next clue. If they deliver it without damaging the cheese, they would receive their next clue. The same team member then had to return the crane to its original position. Teams would have to cover each other in oil and enter a muddy pen to catch four pigs.