One of the BEST Parts of the Trip!!

Tuesday morning, we arrived in beautiful St. Kitts! We had some room-service-breakfast on our balcony before we headed off the boat to wait for our Zip lining excursion. While we were waiting, we had to sign our lives away, as well as jump on a freaking scale to see just how much weight we’d already gained three days into our vacation. Nice, huh?
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Oh, how I miss fresh fruit that I don't have to cut myself. Really yummy pineapple :)
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Chris loved the eggs!
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An active volcano! What I wouldn't do to zip line over that thing. It would be like a dream come true. And no, I'm not kidding!
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The empty bottle o' rum tree. That's the scientific term. Dad, don't get any ideas. Your liter-sized bottles of Captain Morgan would be too heavy to replicate
Once we got up the hill we had some time to kill before it was our turn to start zipping. This area was so gorgeous and we had a good time walking around and exploring. This place used to be a sugar mill as well as rum distillery. Sadly, there was no rum to try! Or sugar, for that matter.
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some hot pink pollen!
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the tree of life. unfortunately, we couldn't get a wide enough angle on it. this thing was amazing.
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you can see the top of the tree of life in the background!
We walked on back and got our gear on. This is the part where a technician helps each person into their harness and helmet individually to insure safety, right? Wrong! It was up to us to get in and tightened and strapped. Guess that’s why we signed those waivers!
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And now for the real fun!!! This is Trent and Anna on the practice line:
Steve and Debbie on the practice line:
This is me taping on the first line:
Anna's first line featuring our guide Juicy:
Chris' first line:
Here is Chris filming the second line:
Here is me releasing Steve on the third line:
Here is Juicy being a monkey. I would have loved to try this!
Here is Chris releasing me on the third line:
Steve and Debbie Racing:
Trent and Anna Race:
This video is terrible quality, but I’m trying to capture this plant. Once the plant is touched (like Chris is demonstrating), the leaves on the plant close. These were planted around plantations and were used to deter slaves from leaving the grounds. Think barbed wire, but no immediate pain.