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Monday, May 17

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    ​​The Amazing Race: Italy and France (By Kevin Yang)
    {http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/0/03/Flag_of_Italy.svg/800px-Flag_of_Italy.svg.png} Flag of Italy (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/0/03/Flag_of_Italy.svg/800px-Flag_of_Italy.svg.png) {http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/6b/Italy-Emblem.svg/410px-Italy-Emblem.svg.png} Coat of arms (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/6b/Italy-Emblem.svg/410px-Italy-Emblem.svg.png)
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Sunday, May 16

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    2 Adults : 205 FRF = 40 CAD
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    Work Cited :
    1. Ros B., Martin D., et al. The Rough Guide to Italy. Rough Guide Ltd, 2002.
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  3. page Amazing Race- Italy and France edited ... 4. Italy. Air Italy. Tutti i diritti riservati. 16 May 2010. <http://www.airitaly.it/site/…
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  4. page Amazing Race- Italy and France edited ​ ​​The Amazing Race: Italy and France (By Kevin Yang) ... of Italy (http://upload.wikimedia.o…

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    Destination 1:
    Starting Point: Rome (Italy)
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    Explanation: The opponents would now arrive to the Eiffel Tower in Paris, the last team arrived may be eliminated.
    {http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/a8/Tour_Eiffel_Wikimedia_Commons.jpg/324px-Tour_Eiffel_Wikimedia_Commons.jpg} The Eiffel Tower as seen from the Champ de Mars.(http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/a8/Tour_Eiffel_Wikimedia_Commons.jpg/324px-Tour_Eiffel_Wikimedia_Commons.jpg)
    {http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/c/c3/Flag_of_France.svg/800px-Flag_of_France.svg.png} Flag of France (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/c/c3/Flag_of_France.svg/800px-Flag_of_France.svg.png) {http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/b7/Armoiries_r%C3%A9publique_fran%C3%A7aise.svg/175px-Armoiries_r%C3%A9publique_fran%C3%A7aise.svg.png} National Emblem (unofficial) (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/b7/Armoiries_r%C3%A9publique_fran%C3%A7aise.svg/175px-Armoiries_r%C3%A9publique_fran%C3%A7aise.svg.png)
    Destination 2:
    Starting point: Eiffel Tower (Paris)
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    Work Cited :
    1. Ros B., Martin D., et al. The Rough Guide to Italy. Rough Guide Ltd, 2002.
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  5. page Amazing Race- Italy and France edited The ​ ​​The Amazing Race: ... and France (By Kevin Yang) {http://upload.wikimedia.org/wik…

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    {http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/0/03/Flag_of_Italy.svg/800px-Flag_of_Italy.svg.png} Flag of Italy {http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/6b/Italy-Emblem.svg/410px-Italy-Emblem.svg.png} Coat of arms
    Destination 1:
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    Explanation: The capitole de Toulous is the seat of the muncipal adminstration of the French City of Toulous. It embarked on the construction of the original building in 1190.
    {http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/4/4e/Toulouse_Capitole_Night_Wikimedia_Commons.jpg/800px-Toulouse_Capitole_Night_Wikimedia_Commons.jpg} The Capitole and its square at night ( http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/4/4e/Toulouse_Capitole_Night_Wikimedia_Commons.jpg/800px-Toulouse_Capitole_Night_Wikimedia_Commons.jpg)
    Cost of Transportation:
    Rome to Turin (Capital city of Piemonte)
    Depart: Rome-Fiumicino , IT (FCO)
    10:30 Friday, 29 October 10
    Arrive: Turin , IT (TRN)
    11:55 Friday, 29 October 10
    Air Italy / Operated by: ALITALIA Non-Stop / I9 2165
    Cabin: Economy / Airbus A318/319/320/321
    2 Adults: 42.00 + taxes: 31.14 = 73.14 EUR = 93.61 CAD
    Turin to Valle d’Aosta (by car)
    106km, approximately 1hr 12minute
    2 Adults: 11.72~15.62EUR = 15~20CAD
    Turin to Siena (Walk + Bus)
    Approximately 2hr 50minute
    2 Adults: 20EUR=26CAD
    Siena to Rome
    Depart: Siena-Ampugnano Airport
    7:45 Saturday, 30 October 10\\
    Arrive: Rome-Fiumicino , IT (FCO)
    8:30 Saturday, 30 October 10
    Net Jet/ Operated by: EUROALOA Non-Stop
    Cabin: Economy/ Airbus A318
    2 Adults: 60 EUR = 77 CAD
    Rome to Paris
    Depart: Rome-Fiumicino , IT (FCO)
    10:20 Saturday, 30 October 10
    Arrive: Paris, Charles de Gaulle
    12:30 Saturday, 30 October 10
    Air France Non-Stop Cabin : Economy/ Airbus A320
    2 Adults : 4025 FRF = 786 CAD
    Paris Airport to Effie Tower (by car)
    5.8 km, approximately 12 minutes
    2 Adults: 10-15 FRF = 2-3 CAD
    P.S. pit stop
    Effie Tower to Upper Normandie(by car)
    156km, approximately 1hr 50 minutes
    A14 highway.
    2 Adults: 140-153 FRF = 28~30CAD
    Upper Normandie to Château de Beynac(by railway)
    530km, approximately 2hr 45minutes
    2 Adults: 410 FRF = 80 CAD
    Château de Beynac to Capitole de Toulouse(by car)
    180km, apprxoimately 2hr
    2 Adults : 205 FRF = 40 CAD
    P.S. pitstop
    Total Cost for 2 destinations = 1156 CAD. *
    Work Cited :
    1. Ros B., Martin D., et al. The Rough Guide to Italy. Rough Guide Ltd, 2002.
    2. Kate B., Time S., et al. The rough Guide to France. Rough Guide Ltd, 1999.
    3. France. Air France. Skyteams. 15 May 2010. < http://corporate.airfrance.com/en/>.
    4. Italy. Air Italy. Tutti i diritti riservati. 16 May 2010. <http://www.airitaly.it/site/index.php>.
    5. World Book. Inc. World Book Encyclopedia. May 16.2010.
    < http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/Login?ed=wb>.
    6. Kevin McAsh. Link to Learning Gr.9 – 12. May 16.2010.
    < http://www.linktolearning.com/secondary/>
    7. Italy and France. Online Encyclopedia - Wikipedia May 15.2010
    < http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Italy>
    < http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/France>
    P.S. Map of Europe are handed in by hard copy.

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    {http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/0/03/Flag_of_Italy.svg/800px-Flag_of_Italy.svg.png} Flag of Italy {http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/6b/Italy-Emblem.svg/410px-Italy-Emblem.svg.png} Coat of arms
    Destination 1:
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    Explanation: The most fanatically followed and most violent horserace in the world - an amazing spectacle and a true slice of Sienese life.
    {http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f1/Palio_di_Siena_2008_%282%29.jpg} Scene of the race on the Piazza del Campo (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f1/Palio_di_Siena_2008_%282%29.jpg)
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    the campo. (Physical/ Historical/ Cultural)
    Explanation: The race has been held since at least the sixteenth century. This is primaily a show for Sienese, and the most spectacular festinal event in Italy.
    {http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/b9/Siena_Piazza_del_Campo_20030815-375.jpg/800px-Siena_Piazza_del_Campo_20030815-375.jpg} Thousands of spectators, coming from all the world, fill the Piazza del Campo to capacity on the day of the Palio di Siena. (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/b9/Siena_Piazza_del_Campo_20030815-375.jpg/800px-Siena_Piazza_del_Campo_20030815-375.jpg)
    Pit Stop Location: Eiffel Tower (Paris)
    Explanation: The opponents would now arrive to the Eiffel Tower in Paris, the last team arrived may be eliminated.
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    Champ de Mars.(Mars.(http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/a8/Tour_Eiffel_Wikimedia_Commons.jpg/324px-Tour_Eiffel_Wikimedia_Commons.jpg)
    Destination 2:
    Starting point: Eiffel Tower (Paris)
    Specific Detour Location: Nomandie (Upper)
    Explanation: Parts of normandy consist of rolling countryside typified by pasture for dairy cattle and apple ordnards. A wide range of dairy products are produced and exported. Norman cheese and butter are worldwide popular.
    {http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/58/Vachesnormandes.jpg/800px-Vachesnormandes.jpg} A traditional norman cow. (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/58/Vachesnormandes.jpg)
    Detour Activity Choice:
    1. Cattle: Milks the cattle for 33oz in a container, and finish the curding (step for making cheese) to get the next clue. (Environmental / Physical)
    Explanation: Curding: A required step in cheese making is seperating the milk into solid curds and liquid whey. Usually this is done by acidifying (souring) the milk and adding rennet.
    {http://lookimadethat.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/p1050111.jpg} Process of slow curding and draining... (http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:Z5bxFOa7MrRDjM:http://lookimadethat.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/p1050111.jpg)
    2. Cider: Make one cider (24oz) by apple juice through two steps: 1.Scrating and pressing 2.Fermentation. (Cultural / Environmental)
    Explanation: Cider: Beverage made from apple juice. Scratting and pressing: Apple grown for consumption are suitable for cider making, through some regional cider makers prefer to use a mix of eating and cider apple. Fermentation: Carried out 4-16C. This is low for most kinds of fermentation, but is beneficial for cider as it leads to slower fermentation withless loss of delicate aromas.
    {http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/2/2f/Cider-thatchers.jpg/450px-Cider-thatchers.jpg} Cider in a pint glass. (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/2/2f/Cider-thatchers.jpg/450px-Cider-thatchers.jpg)
    {http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4f/Tou_d%27preinseu%2C_Morel_Farm%2C_J%C3%A8rri.jpg} Few traditional horse-drawn circular cider presses are still in use, but many may still be seen used as garden ornaments, flower planters, or architectural features (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/4/4f/Tou_d%27preinseu%2C_Morel_Farm%2C_J%C3%A8rri.jpg/800px-Tou_d%27preinseu%2C_Morel_Farm%2C_J%C3%A8rri.jpg)
    Roadblock Location: Châeau de Beynac
    Explanation: The Châeau de Beynac is a castle situated in the commune of Beynac - et - Cqzenal, in the Dordogne deppartement of France. This castle is one of the best preserved and best-known in the region.
    {http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/c/cf/Beynac_chateau_1.jpg/800px-Beynac_chateau_1.jpg} Feature of Château de Beynac (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/c/cf/Beynac_chateau_1.jpg/800px-Beynac_chateau_1.jpg)
    {http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/be/Beynac_chateau_3.jpg/800px-Beynac_chateau_3.jpg} 21 century keep. (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/be/Beynac_chateau_3.jpg/800px-Beynac_chateau_3.jpg)
    Roadblock Task: There are four sheer cliff around the castle, one of the team-mate has to climb to top of one cliff and another team-mate mount the opposite cliff. They have to find the key at the top of the cliff and then they have to get down to open the entrance dorr by using the two keys to receive the next clue. (Physical / Historical)
    Pit Stop Location: Capitole de Toulouse
    Explanation: The capitole de Toulous is the seat of the muncipal adminstration of the French City of Toulous. It embarked on the construction of the original building in 1190.
    {http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/4/4e/Toulouse_Capitole_Night_Wikimedia_Commons.jpg/800px-Toulouse_Capitole_Night_Wikimedia_Commons.jpg} The Capitole and its square at night ( http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/4/4e/Toulouse_Capitole_Night_Wikimedia_Commons.jpg/800px-Toulouse_Capitole_Night_Wikimedia_Commons.jpg)

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    {http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d0/Map_Region_of_Valle_d%27Aosta.svg/480px-Map_Region_of_Valle_d%27Aosta.svg.png} The region colored by green is Valle d'Aosta. (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d0/Map_Region_of_Valle_d%27Aosta.svg/480px-Map_Region_of_Valle_d%27Aosta.svg.png)
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    some strength. (Cultural/ Environmental)
    Explanation: Truffles: A round mushroom like fungus which is expensive and considered very pleasant to eat. Truffles grow underground, and people use hog to search for them.

    {http://www.panachetours.com/_Media/truffle-pig.jpeg} This is a photo shown a peasant has been using a hog to hunt truffles. (http://www.panachetours.com/_Media/truffle-pig.jpeg)
    {http://www.edibleportland.com/images/truffles.jpg} A traveller is holding some truffles on hand during the Truffles Festival. (http://www.edibleportland.com/images/truffles.jpg)
    2. Wines: Pluck certain amount of Nebido grape and stomp them barefoot until it fulfil enough juice to make 3 bottls of wine. It will take some strength for the extrusion of grape by using barefoot. (Physical/ Environmental)
    Explanation: Piemonte wine is the range of Italian wines made in the province of Piedmonte in the northwestern corner of Italy. They are made from Nebido grape, and Astispumante - the Sparkling wine made from the moscato grape.
    {http://timmeubanks.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/stompinggrapesspann.jpg} This is a photo showing grape stomping. (http://timmeubanks.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/stompinggrapesspann.jpg)
    {http://glasshalffulham.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/600px-tignanello_bmk.jpg} Here are some ordinary piemonte taken out from gradevin. (http://glasshalffulham.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/600px-tignanello_bmk.jpg)
    Roadblock Location: Palio, Siena.
    Explanation: The most fanatically followed and most violent horserace in the world - an amazing spectacle and a true slice of Sienese life.
    {http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f1/Palio_di_Siena_2008_%282%29.jpg} Scene of the race on the Piazza del Campo (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f1/Palio_di_Siena_2008_%282%29.jpg)
    Roadblock Task: Each team will choose a rival and he/she would assigned a random horse by lot. They have to ride the horse and finish 3 circuits around the campo to receive the next clue. It's dangerous since is a twice - yearly bareback horse race around the campo.
    Explanation: The race has been held since at least the sixteenth century. This is primaily a show for Sienese, and the most spectacular festinal event in Italy.
    {http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/b9/Siena_Piazza_del_Campo_20030815-375.jpg/800px-Siena_Piazza_del_Campo_20030815-375.jpg} Thousands of spectators, coming from all the world, fill the Piazza del Campo to capacity on the day of the Palio di Siena. (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/b9/Siena_Piazza_del_Campo_20030815-375.jpg/800px-Siena_Piazza_del_Campo_20030815-375.jpg)
    Pit Stop Location: Eiffel Tower (Paris)
    Explanation: The opponents would now arrive to the Eiffel Tower in Paris, the last team arrived may be eliminated.
    {http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/a8/Tour_Eiffel_Wikimedia_Commons.jpg/324px-Tour_Eiffel_Wikimedia_Commons.jpg} The Eiffel Tower as seen from the Champ de Mars.(

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