Jeju Island is one of South Korea’s most popular vacation getaways, featuring both natural and cultural wonders. And this is Gwandeokjeong Pavilion, one of the oldest structures on all of Jeju Island. Built in 1448 under the rule of The Great King Sejong as a training camp for soldiers, this pavilion will serve as the starting point for the 7th Leg in a Race around Asia.
Teams open up the first clue telling them they must now fly to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Continue reading →
Leg 6 – “Wait! Ate Saranggola! Hindi pa tapos yung Detour namin!”
This is the St. Andrew Kim Taegon Shrine, built to honor the first Korean-born Catholic priest. After having spent time in study here in Bocaue, Bulacan, he was martyred in Seoul in 1846 and canonized by Pope John Paul II in 1984. This shrine also served as the 5th Pit Stop of the Race.
It is early morning and eight teams are left in the Race. They are all shocked when their first clue tells them they will be flying out of the Philippines to their next destination: Jeju Island, South Korea!
Leg 5 – “Anong mangyayari kung dudulas ako, nakalawit lang sa gilid ng arena?!”
This is the Jose Rizal Shrine in Barangay Casat, Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya. This 7.5 hectare complex serves as a tribute to Filipino heroes as well as a significant cultural and livelihood center. It also served as the 4th Pit Stop of the Race.
The 5th Leg begins in the late morning with teams going to the terminal to catch a bus to Baliuag, Bulacan.
They will find the cluebox at the Baliuag Clock Tower. And teams will immediately find Continue reading →