Mae Kompong is a village in Chiang Mai Province. Once a poppy growing area, but now home to a small community of forest dwellers who cultivate tea and coffee plantations.
Mae Kompong is also home to the Treetop eco-tourism village where visitors can take an exhilarating flight (with zip line and slide) through a 1500 year-old rainforest in the “Flight of the Gibbon” adventure…
Ho Chi Minh City
Hồ Chí Minh City, also popularly known as Saigon, is the largest city in Vietnam. One of the participants actually thought that HCMC is a city in China… while a few others obviously had no clue where it is.
There are a few locations where the clue boxes for TARA were located…
Ben Thanh Market
Bến Thành market is a big marketplace in Ho Chi Minh City and a popular tourist spot for foreigners to experience the Vietnamese culture.
Cái Bè is a small town in Tiền Giang Province in Mekong Delta region. The town is most famous for its floating river market (and houses).
A bit about the race
Malaysian siblings Bernie and Henry were the first at the pit stop; Korean brothers William and Issac were the last and eliminated from the race.