Draining a 125,000-acre watershed and flowing clear over productive spawning gravel beds, the Anchor River supports runs of three salmon species, Dolly Varden, and one of the northernmost runs of steelhead on the continent.
This included the series' first visits to Bolivia, Cambodia and Kazakhstan, and return visits to Brazil, New Zealand, India, and Russia, with the finish line in Portland, Oregon.
CBS had originally planned to only air one installment of The Amazing Race (season 12) in the 2007–08 season, but due to the 2007–2008 Writers Guild of America strike, CBS ordered a 13th installment as a replacement for programs affected by the strike.
Dallas said that he actually was in three taxis, and that the editing misrepresented what happened.
“They made it look like the taxi with my pack drove away and I just watched it and waved goodbye. As he explained to Reality TV World, Dallas “got out and flagged down a new taxi, got a new taxi and went in there for about 20-30 minutes and finally had them take me to somewhere I knew.
The 13th season was part of the fall lineup for the 2008–09 season. ET/PT from September 28, 2008 until the season finale on December 7, 2008.
Siblings Nicholas "Nick" Spangler and Emily "Starr" Spangler were the winners of this race.
We’re taking it one day at a time,” Dallas told Fancast.
As to his colossal screw-up in the episode that essentially cost them the race, Dallas says his passport and money were lost because production needed to change his mic’s battery, and he had to change cabs; in the confusion, his stuff was lost. I said, ‘I need a new taxi.’ So, as I was getting out to do the microphone change [the Amazing Race staff] undid my fanny pack with all my stuff in it because they had to get to the microphone.
They admit to being over-zealous when a prize is involved – even if it's only bragging rights.
They're excited to use this to their advantage on the Race.
The Amazing Race 13 is the 13th installment of the US reality television competition series The Amazing Race.