April 08, 2007 08:45 PM by Joe Blackmon
For the eighth leg of the Amazing Race All Stars, teams had to fly to
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Charla & Mirna got on the first flight and
managed to get some help with directions, and they established a
good lead on the other teams. Uchenna & Joyce took a chance on a
flight that didn’t allow much time to make the connection flight and
wound up missing their connecting flight. In Malaysia, teams had to take
a train and a bus to Batu Caves.
At Batu Caves, teams received a clue directing them to the Kampung Baru Mosque. At the Mosque, teams encountered a detour choice between “Artistic Expression” and “Cookie Confection.” In “Artistic Expression,” teams had to duplicate a pattern on a 45 square foot piece of cloth. In “Cookie Confection,” teams had to search through 600 boxes of Malaysian cookies to find the one with the black licorice center. At the detour, Dustin & Kandice yielded Eric & Danielle.
After completing the detour, teams traveled by taxi to the neighborhood of Taman Sri Hartamas. In the neighborhood, teams encountered a roadblock called “Part-Time Job.” For the roadblock, one team member had to drive around a neighborhood on a bike and buy enough old newspapers to make a stack eight hands high. After completing the roadblock, teams traveled to the mansion Carcosa Seri Negara, which was the pit stop for this leg of the race.
Dustin & Kandice arrived in first place, and they each won a retro scooter. Charla & Mirna arrived in second place, Eric & Danielle arrived in third place, and Oswald & Danny arrived in fourth place. Uchenna & Joyce arrived in last place, and they were eliminated from the Amazing Race All Stars. Joyce said “Having never been eliminated before, it’s a strange feeling, because this is it for us. This is the end of the road in this race.”