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The Amazing Race Project

  • Flight from Miami to Chile

    Flight from Miami to Chile
    We will depart from Miami, FL at 12:00am on flight number "AA7701" and will sleep on the plane on our way to Chile. We will then land in Santiago, Chile at 8:08am in the Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport. The total flight time will be 8 hours and 15 minutes.
  • Cab Ride from Airport to Market

    Cab Ride from Airport to Market
    After exiting the airport, we will take a cab from 8:08am to 10:08am to the Mercado del Puerto in Valpariso, Chile.
  • Flight from Chile to Sydney

    Flight from Chile to Sydney
    We leave from the Arturo Merino Benitez Airport on flight number "Quantas Airways 28" at 1:38pm and will also sleep on the plane. Afterwords, we will arrive at the Sydney Airport in Australia at 3:48am on April 3rd. The total flight time will be 14 hours and 10 minutes.
  • Chile Challenge

    Chile Challenge
    10:08 am we arrive @ El Mercado del Puerto. Here we eat local seafood & walk port. Fishing here what makes seafood important in culture(eg) CULTURAL ECOLOGY(interactions & relationships between a culture & natural enviroment) in city. GLOBALIZATION(expansion of economic, political,& cultural processes to point when are global in scale/impact) is here b/c fishing industry is one of largest in world. Is a FUNCTIONAL REGION(set of activties/interactions occur within region) b/c fishing & selling.
  • Cab Ride from Market to Airport

    Cab Ride from Market to Airport
    After finishing our Chile challenge, we will then take a cab back to the airport at 11:38am - 1:38pm.
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  • Flight from Sydney to Ho Chi Minh City

    Flight from Sydney to Ho Chi Minh City
    Our flight departs at 11:40am and the flight number is "Quantas Airways 359." We will arrive in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam at 8:25pm and the total flight time is 8 hours and 40 minutes.
  • Walk to Hotel

    Walk to Hotel
    After leaving the airport, we will walk to the hotel (Rydges Sydney Airport Hotel).
  • Cab from Hotel to the "Bush" (Nature Trail)

    Cab from Hotel to the "Bush" (Nature Trail)
    We will take a cab at 9:48am - 10:13am to the Hermitage Fourshore Track where we will begin our nature hike.
  • Sydney Challenge

    Sydney Challenge
    We will go on a buch hike from 10:08am-11:05am. The LANDCAPE(appearence of area) is one that is made a peaceful place for aussies to hike after a bbq meal. Tradition is part of FOLK CULTURE(cultural traits, traditions, of usually small tradition communities) in Australia. But a major issue about "bush" hikes is the swarm of gnats that follows-causes the purchase of a hat, an example of ENVIROMENTAL DETERMINISM(view that natural enviroment has a controlling influence over aspects of human life).
  • Cab Ride from "Bush"(Nature Hike) to Hotel

    Cab Ride from "Bush"(Nature Hike) to Hotel
    We leave our hike at 11:05am and head to the hotel at 11:30am for checkout.
  • Checkout of Hotel

    Checkout of Hotel
    We will checkout of our hotel at 11:30am.
  • Walk from Hotel to Airport

    Walk from Hotel to Airport
    After checkout at 11:30am, we will then walk to the airport and arrive at 11:40am.
  • Cab Ride from Airport to Nikko Saigon Hotel

    Cab Ride from Airport to Nikko Saigon Hotel
    We come to the Hotel Nikko Saigon at 8:45pm.
  • Checkin to Hotel Nikko Saigon

    Checkin to Hotel Nikko Saigon
    After exiting the taxi, we will checkin to the Hotel Nikko Saigon at 8:45pm and prepare for a long, restful night.
  • Checkin to Hotel

    Checkin to Hotel
    We will then check in to our hotel at 3:57am and rest after our long flight in the airport hotel, called "Rydges Sydney Airport Hotel," for 6 hours and then resume our journey at 9:48am.
  • First Flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Venice

    First Flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Venice
    We depart at 11:05am on our first flight to our layover in Dubai and we will arrive in Dubai at 7:00pm. The flight number is "Emirates 393."
  • Second Flight from Dubai to Venice

    Second Flight from Dubai to Venice
    After our layover, we depart on flight number "Emirates 135" at 11:20pm and land in Venice, Italy at 5:55am on April 5th and we will sleep on the plane.
  • Cab Ride to Rice Paddies

    Cab Ride to Rice Paddies
    We wake up at 9:00am and head to our Vietnam challenge. It takes us 4 minutes to get there and we will arrive at 9:04am.
  • Vietnam Challenge

    Vietnam Challenge
    We will be learning about the cultivation of rice, a staple food in Vietnamese CULTURE(the behaviors and characteristics of a particular group), while exploring the CULTURAL LANDSCAPE(the visible imprint of human activity and culture on the landscape). As well as discovering the farming ACTIVITY SPACE(The space within which dailty activity occurs) and interacting with the local farmers.
  • Cab Ride from Rice Paddies to Hotel

    Cab Ride from Rice Paddies to Hotel
    When we complete the Vietnam Challenge at 10:34am and arrive at the hotel at 10:38am.
  • Checkout of Hotel Nikko Saigon

    Checkout of Hotel Nikko Saigon
    We checkout of our hotel at 10:38am.
  • Cab Ride from Hotel to Airport

    Cab Ride from Hotel to Airport
    We then take a taxi to the airport at 10:45am and arrive at the airport at 11:05am.
  • Layover in Dubai

    Layover in Dubai
    We have a 4 hour and 20 minute layover in Dubai and we depart at 11:20pm.
  • Cab Ride from Airport to Hotel

    Cab Ride from Airport to Hotel
    Next we will drive to the Westin Europa & Regina Hotel at 5:55am and arrive at the hotel at 6:15am.
  • Checkin to Hotel

    Checkin to Hotel
    We checkin at 6:15am to the Westin Europa & Regina and rest for 4 hours.
  • Italy Challenge

    Italy Challenge
    At 10:25am we venture out into the Vecchia Murano, which is a famous murano glass factory which was the HEARTH(The area where an idea or cultural trait originates) of the technique for making smooth glass. This technique was then DIFFUSED(the movement of ideas, notions, and innovations) through HIERARCHICAL DIFFUSION(a form of diffusion in which an idea or innovation spreads by from the upper class to the lower class).
  • Walk from Hotel to Vecchia Murano

    Walk from Hotel to Vecchia Murano
    We leave the hotel at 10:15 and walk for 10 minutes until we reach the Vecchia Murano Glass Factory to start our Italy Challenge.
  • Walk from Vecchia Murano to Hotel

    Walk from Vecchia Murano to Hotel
    After we complete our Italy Challenge, we will then walk back to the hotel at 12:45pm to rest and take a break for 2 hours.
  • Walk from Hotel to Papier Mache Laboratorio

    Walk from Hotel to Papier Mache Laboratorio
    At 2:45 we exit the hotel and walk for 15 minutes to the papier mache Laboratorio di Artigianato Artistico, which is a paper mache mask workshop.
  • Papier Mache - Laboratorio di Artigianato Artistico

    Papier Mache - Laboratorio di Artigianato Artistico
    We arrive at the paper mache workshop at 3:00pm and learn from a skilled craftsman how to make paper mache masks, which are used in tradiitional Venetian Carnivals.
  • Walk from Papier Mache to Hotel

    Walk from Papier Mache to Hotel
    At 7:00pm we begin to walk back to the hotel and we arrive at 7:15pm. After many days of traveling, we decide to go to sleep early to get more rest.
  • Flight from Venice to London

    Flight from Venice to London
    We depart at 10:20am on flight number "British Airways 2585." The flight total flight time is 2 hours and 10 minutes and we land at 12:30pm.
  • Checkout of Hotel

    Checkout of Hotel
    We checkout of the hotel at 10:00am.
  • Cab from Hotel to Airport

    Cab from Hotel to Airport
    We leave from our hotel and head to the airport at 10:00am and arrive at 10:20am.
  • Cab from Airport to Hotel

    Cab from Airport to Hotel
    After landing, we take a cab from the Gatwick Airport to the Savoy Hotel at 12:30pm - 1:48pm.
  • Checkin to the Hotel

    Checkin to the Hotel
    At 1:48pm we checkin to the Savoy hotel and rest for 4 hours.
  • Dinner and Shopping!

    Dinner and Shopping!
    At 7:00pm we head out to the West End to do a bit of shopping and have dinner until 9:00pm.
  • Cab from Hotel to West End

    Cab from Hotel to West End
    After resting up, we're ready to set out into London and we head for the West End, the shopping district of London at 6:00pm and we get there at 7:00pm
  • Cab from West End to Hotel

    Cab from West End to Hotel
    Shopping and eating has got us tired, so we head back to our hotel to rest until tomorrow at 9:00pm and arrive at the hotel at 10:00pm.
  • Cab Ride to United Kingdom(England) Challenge

    Cab Ride to United Kingdom(England) Challenge
    We leave the hotel at 12:00pm and head to the United Kingdom Challenge at The Sanderson Hotel where we arrive at 12:15pm.
  • United Kingdom(England) Challenge

    United Kingdom(England) Challenge
    Our England Challenge is to have the traditional tea time in The Sanderson Hotel. The COMMODIFICATION(The process through which something is given monetary value) of tea in England began long ago and it became a CUSTOM(Practice routinely followed by a group of people) to have tea time in the CULTURE REALM(An entire region throughout which a culture prevails) of England.
  • Cab Ride from England Challenge to Hotel

    Cab Ride from England Challenge to Hotel
    We leave tea time at 2:00pm and arrive back at the hotel at 2:15pm and we take a break at the hotel for 3 hours.
  • Meet and Greet

    Meet and Greet
    We get to the the restaurant Old Swan at 5:30 and meet lots of new people, as the British typically do after work. By 8:30pm we decide to head back to the hotel.
  • Cab Ride from Hotel to Restaurant

    Cab Ride from Hotel to Restaurant
    We're leaving at 5:15pm to go have dinner at a restaurant and try to meet local British people.
  • Cab from Restaurant to Hotel

    Cab from Restaurant to Hotel
    At 8:30pm we take a cab back to the hotel and arrive at 8:45pm.
  • Flight from London to Miami

    Flight from London to Miami
    We take our last flight back to Miami, FL on flight number "Delta 4386," departing at 2:00am and landing 12:00pm.
  • Checkout of Hotel

    Checkout of Hotel
    At 12:00am we checkout of the hotel and prepare for our last flight.
  • Breakfast at the Airport

    Breakfast at the Airport
    At 1:18am we have a really early breakfast to fill our stomachs for the plane flight ahead.
  • Buy Snacks at the Airport

    Buy Snacks at the Airport
    At 1:45am we quickly buy extra snacks for the airplane.
  • Cab from Hotel to Airport

    Cab from Hotel to Airport
    At 12:00am we leave for the airport and arrive at 1:18am.
  • End of Trip!

    End of Trip!
    We land in Miami, FL at exactly 12:00pm and are glad to be back!