Our Parents Will Cry Themselves to Death is the ninth episode of The Amazing Race 14.


Route Markers

The order of departure from Phaya Thai Palace are as follows:

  1. Margie & Luke (9:36 am)
  2. Jaime & Cara (10:30 am)
  3. Tammy & Victor (10:40 am)
  4. Kisha & Jen (12:43 pm)
  5. Mark & Michael (4:08 pm)

Teams must fly to Guilin, China. Upon arrival, teams must travel by taxi to Folded Brocade Mountains to find their next clue.

Teams must climb to the Peak of the Luminous Moon and strike the "Drums of Life" before they can receive their next clue.

Teams must travel by taxi to Qing Xiu Lu Hair Salon to find their next clue.

At Qing Xiu Lu Hair Salon, Mark & Michael would receive their clue for their Speed Bump.

Mark & Michael have to wash and dry the hair of two women waiting at the salon before they are allowed to continue.

Teams must travel by taxi to #24 Bridge on the Li River to find their next clue.

The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock would have to direct a cormorant to retrieve fish they've thrown in the Li River. Once the cormorant retrieves 10 of the fish, they'll receive their next clue.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Teams must travel by taxi to Ancient South Gate, where they will find their next clue.

Choice A: Choreography
Teams would have to learn and then perform a traditional dance routine. If their dance won the approval of two judges, they'll receive their next clue

Jaime & Cara and Mark & Michael chose this task.

Choice B: Calligraphy
Teams would have to copy Chinese characters written by a calligrapher at four stations. Once the calligrapher is satisfied with the teams' calligraphy, he'll stamp their paper. Team will then proceeded to find the next station, which was named in the character they've just copied. Once they had received all four stamps, they'll receive their next clue.

Kisha & Jen, Margie & Luke, and Tammy & Victor chose this task.

Teams must travel on foot to Banyan Lake overlooking the Sun and Moon Pagodas to check in.

For coming in first place, Kisha & Jen won a trip for two to Barbados, provided by Travelocity.


     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
S14 KishaJen
 1st place 
Kisha & Jen
S14 TammyVictor
 2nd place 
Tammy & Victor
S14 MargieLuke
 3rd place 
Margie & Luke
S14 JaimeCara
 4th place 
Jaime & Cara
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S14 MarkMichael
 5th place 
Mark & Michael


  • This episode's title is said, in Chinese, by Victor at the Calligraphy detour.


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