If they chose the correct destination, a painter would hand them their next clue.
During the Pit Stop, all teams were moved to Praia de Iracema to begin this leg of the Race.
Excluding the Family Edition of season 8, "Starr" remains the youngest person ever to win The Amazing Race, at age 21.
Nick and Starr are also the first team of siblings to win the competition, with the exception of the winners of the Family Edition.
(The exception was Toni & Dallas, who were stuck in Russia after their elimination due to the loss of Dallas' passport.) CBS posted short videos on its website after each episode aired in the Pacific Time Zone to show the eliminated teams interacting at the villa.
The first Detour of the Race was a choice between Hard Way Up or Soft Way Down.
This is the second season with a course that circumnavigated the world westward (The Amazing Race 10 was the first and would be followed by later seasons).