The race continues in Bandung, Indonesia, where team members must eat parts of a cobra to receive a clue. Later, the pairs choose between face painting or searching for a pair of shears in a tea field to earn a clue.
The race continues in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, where the teams choose between dressing a camel for a beauty pageant or preparing a ceremonial meal. Later, the pairs face a double U-turn and go white-water rafting to receive a clue.
The race continues in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, where teams choose between arranging an elaborate party tray with dates or assembling a fishing net. Later, a member of each pair speeds around a race track to receive a clue.
The race continues in Svolvaer, Norway, where a member of each team takes a plunge into the Arctic to retrieve a clue. At a Detour, the pairs choose between stringing fish heads in bundles or making one kilo of jerky from sun-dried cods.
The race continues in Santiago, Chile. Teams bike to salt mines and choose between creating a salt bath or splitting open salt boulders to find a clue. At a Road Block a member of each duo shines shoes and packs up a shoeshine cart and delivers it to a storage unit to receive a clue.
The 23rd season begins in Los Angeles with 11 two-member teams flying to Chile where they take to the sky for paragliding. Also: Misreading a clue lands one pair up a creek without a paddle; and the race heats up when one team steals another duo's taxi.