Honestly, They Have Witch Powers or Something! is the eighth episode of The Amazing Race 12.


Route Markers

The order of departure from Boboli Gardens are as follows:

  1. Nicolas & Donald (10:12 pm)
  2. Nathan & Jennifer (11:55 pm)
  3. Ron & Christina (1:06 am)
  4. TK & Rachel (2:11 am)
  5. Kynt & Vyxsin (3:23 am)

Teams must fly to Mumbai, India. Upon arrival, teams must find Khar Danda and find the M.R. Naik Newspaper Stall to purchase a newspaper containing their next clue.

Teams must make their way to Chauhan Alteration Tailors to receive their next clue.

At Chauhan Alteration Tailors, Kynt & Vyxsin would receive their clue for their Speed Bump.

Kynt & Vyxsin must travel to Dariya Mahal and find the Yoga Master to make successfully perform a series of Yoga poses before being allowed to continue.

Choice A: Paste 'Em
Teams must make their way to a marked underpass in Tulsi Pipe Road of Dadar West Bridge and used the provided supplies to properly paste a 6-panel Bollywood movie poster onto the wall. When the advertisement was complete, they would receive their next clue. If even one panel is out of line, they may have to take them all down again and start over.

Nicolas & Donald and Ron & Christina chose this task.

Choice B: Thread 'Em
Teams must make their way to Dadar Flower Market and found a marked flower stall called Shyam Pandurang Bhagat where they had to create a traditional wedding garland by threading 108 flowers in an alternating pattern (red, orange, and yellow). When the judge agreed that the garland had been properly made, teams needed to deliver it to a nearby bridegroom and exchange it for their next clue.

Kynt & Vyxsin, Nathan & Jennifer, and TK & Rachel chose this task.

Teams must make their way to Kabutar Khana to find their next clue.

At Kabutar Khana, teams would have the option to U-Turn a team. Kynt & Vyxsin attempted to use the U-Turn on Nicolas & Donald, however Nicolas & Donald already passed the U-Turn before Kynt & Vyxsin, having no effect on them.

Teams must make their way to Bharatgas Colaba Gas Service to find their next clue.

The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock would have to load a bicycle cart with six tanks of propane gas, pedal to the two addresses listed on their order slips, deliver three tanks to each address, and then take a receipt from the homeowner's door as proof of delivery. Once their deliveries were complete, they had to hand the foreman their two order slips and two receipts to receive their next clue.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Teams must make their way to Bandra Fort to check in.

For coming in first, TK & Rachel won a trip for two to Saint Martin.


     First Place •      Eliminated     Last placer on a Non-Elimination Leg     Season winner •      Season 2nd place •      Season 3rd place • Used the Fast Forward Used the U-Turn Recipient of the U-Turn
S12 TKRachel
 1st place 
TK & Rachel
Newly Dating
S12 NicolasDonald
 2nd place 
Nicolas & Donald
S12 RonChristina
 3rd place 
Ron & Christina
S12 NathanJennifer
 4th place 
Nathan & Jennifer
S12 KyntVyxsin
 5th place 
Kynt & Vyxsin
Dating Goths


  • This episode won the 2008 Emmy Award for "Outstanding Reality-Competition Program".[2]
  • This episode marks the first appearance of the Speed Bump.
  • This is the first time a team uses a U-Turn on a team ahead of them.
  • The episode title is said by Jennifer, referring to Kent & Vyxsin's ability to catch up.


  • Lyn Jensen at Reality TV Fans (07/10/2015): "Flashback: The Amazing Race 12's India Leg"


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