Afraid of heights (check), responsible Mom guilt (check), busy design practice with clients that would be kind of in the lurch if the cable snapped (check), over 40 years old (check), life insurance (check).
Random thoughts that went through my mind as I stepped off the ledge and prepared to
die zip line over a 1600 foot gorge in a jungle canopy in Puerto Vallarta.
Gotta say it was a rush and a ton of fun.
We zip lined up the Sierra Madre Mountains for an hour and a half. It was quite a work out.
And it was at the Predator movie set. Weird. But hey, it’s Mexico.
Don’t look down Amy. Or do and enjoy the ride.
We went swimming in that river (the Mismaloya) afterwards. Ice cold.
On to the next adventure…
On the beach in downtown Puerto Vallarta, looking for our captain.
Oh, I’m sorry did you say the bridge washed out in a storm a decade ago (see the background on the right) and we have to get in this
deathwagon canoe to take us out to our boat?
Beans has her Daddy’s eyes covered and Nonnie is saying “Nope.”
And we have to hurry since the tide is coming in…
Try to smile and look brave.
And…worth it! A Momma Humpback whale with her baby (outline in front of Momma) swimming side by side. 80 feet from us!
Next stop: Los Arcos. You can’t see it but all the trees are filled with nesting pelicans and their babies.
We decided this was a good place for Mr. V and I to jump off the boat and snorkel.
My child looks like an aging starlet from the 40′s. But hey, who wants a sunburned baby?