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"Cherry on Top of the Sundae That's Already Melted"
1206-NathanJennifer-Croatia
Version: United States
Season: The Amazing Race 12
Episode No.: 6/11 (140)
First Broadcast: December 9, 2007
Viewership (in millions): 11.95[1]
Ratings/Share (18-49) 3.9/9
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Previous: "We've Really Burned Bridges, for Sure"
Next: "This Is Forever, Now"
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Cherry on Top of the Sundae That's Already Melted is the sixth episode of The Amazing Race 12.

Story

Route Markers

The order of departure from Aukštaitija Windmill are as follows:

  1. TK & Rachel (1:00 am)
  2. Kynt & Vyxsin (1:01 am)
  3. Ron & Christina (1:15 am)
  4. Azaria & Hendekea (1:20 am)
  5. Nathan & Jennifer (1:29 am)
  6. Nicolas & Donald (1:42 am)

Teams must fly to Dubrovnik, Croatia. Upon arrival, team travel by taxi to the Fort of St. Lawrence to find their next clue.

The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock would have to find one of eight stones correctly identified out of 150 stones and fit it into the rock wall at the fort being rebuilt after the Croatian War of Independence. Once it is completely built, the stonemason would hand them their next clue.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Teams must make their way to the fort's roof and ride a zipline down to Fort Bokar to receive their next clue

Choice A: Short & Long
Teams would have to rappel down the walls of Fort Bokar and then scale it again on a rope ladder. Then, they had to make their way on foot a longer distance through the confusing old quarter streets to find their next clue.

Kynt & Vyxsin and TK & Rachel chose this task.

Choice B: Long & Short
Teams have to tandem zipline from the fort and then swim to the floating platforms where they must row a fishing boat around the city walls to a flagged area and then make their way on foot a shorter distance through the streets to find their next clue.

Azaria & Hendekea, Nathan & Jennifer, Nicolas & Donald, and Ron & Christina chose this task.

Teams must travel by taxi to Stone Cross in Fort Imperial to check in.

For coming in first, Ron & Christina won a 12.5 foot catamaran for each racer.

Leaderboard

Legend:
     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 RonChristina
 1st place 
Ron & Christina
Father/Daughter
S12 KyntVyxsin
 2nd place 
Kynt & Vyxsin
Dating Goths
S12 NathanJennifer
 3rd place 
Nathan & Jennifer
Dating
S12 TKRachel
 4th place 
TK & Rachel
Newly Dating
S12 NicolasDonald
 5th place 
Nicolas & Donald
Grandson/Grandfather
S12 AzariaHendekea
 6th place 
Azaria & Hendekea
Brother/Sister

Trivia

  • This leg marks the first time The Amazing Race visits the country of Croatia.
  • This episode's title is said by Nathan, referring to his team's bad luck and poor chemistry.

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