Episode 4: The Rock

Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 9 p.m. ET/10 p.m. PT

As they approach the end of the year, the crew decides to spend Christmas in Quito, Ecuador, and New Years in the dodgy port city of Guayaquil. They meet some locals and join the crazy tradition of building effigies and blowing up last year’s old ways with fireworks in order to usher in the New Year. Watch as the streets light up in total chaos that rivals the firework festival of the Virgin.

Leaving the country behind, the crew anxiously moves southeast into the land of the Incas – Peru. The northern deserts prove to be some of the most uninhabitable places on the Earth. On their way, team leader Nick leads an excursion on a mountain trail only to encounter the biggest of road hazards – the Rock.

A frustrated team attempts to overcome this obstacle, resulting in near disaster for one of the crew. When they finally get through the mountains and arrive at Macchu Picchu, they soak in the majestic views and awe-inspiring architecture.

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