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 must take a taxi to the harbor near the Fort of St. Lawrence, where they would find their next clue.

"Who has a builder's eye?" The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock must find one of eight stones out of 150 that would fit 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 tandem zipline down to Fort Bokar to receive their next clue.

Choice A: Short & Long
Teams must rappel down the walls of Fort Bokar and then scale another section of wall on a rope ladder. Then, they must 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 must ride a tandem zipline from the fort, swim to floating platforms, then row a fishing boat around the city walls. When they reached a flagged area, they must 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 take a 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
Ron & Christina
 1st place 
Ron & Christina
Father/Daughter
Kent & Vyxsin
 2nd place 
Kynt & Vyxsin
Dating Goths
Nathan & Jennifer
 3rd place 
Nathan & Jennifer
Dating
TK & Rachel
 4th place 
TK & Rachel
Newly Dating
Nicolas & Donald
 5th place 
Nicolas & Donald
Grandson/Grandfather
Azaria & Hendekea
 6th place 
Azaria & Hendekea
Brother/Sister

Trivia

  • This episode marks the first time that The Amazing Race visits the country of Croatia.
  • The episode title is said by Nathan Hagstrom.

References

The Amazing Race 12 Episodes

"Donkeys Have Souls, Too" · "I've Become the Archie Bunker of the Home" · "Please, Lord, Give Me Milk" · "Let's Name Our Chicken Phil" · "We've Really Burned Bridges, for Sure" · "Cherry on Top of the Sundae That's Already Melted" · "This Is Forever, Now" · "Honestly, They Have Witch Powers or Something!" · "I Just Hope He Doesn't Croak on Us" · "Sorry, Guys, I'm Not Happy to See You" · "The Final Push"

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