Several people gathered at Agali panchayat in Attappadi, Palakkad where the family lived, watching the rescue operation being conducted on - guess what - a makeshift zip-line
across the Bhavani River in Kerala.
Instead of completing the entire 2.2km course, which takes two hours and costs Sh2,800 for adults and Sh2,300 for children, we opted for the much shorter two zip-line
circuit, which costs Sh1,800 for both adults and children.
After zip-lining through South Asia's longest zip-line
, riding an easily excitable horse and doing a few laps on an ATV, here are our first impressions.
The double zip-line
proved a big hit, along with the climbing frame, scrambling net, and large basket swing.
'For Cambodian guests, the 200-metre sky bike run and zip-line
cost $10 per person.
The longlist of highly popular amenities available for guests include the Zayna Spa, Oman's first zip-line
centre, a cutting-edge gym, private beach, and a 54-berth marina operated by Oman Sail to name but a few.
Persuaded to take a day off the ship, the two families are divided: The men go golfing, while the women take their kids on a zip-line
The organisers have already set up a zip-line
of steel wire at the Hayatabad Sports Complex.
"Already on the drawing board is the world's longest zip-line
and adventure park, which we are planning to launch in Q4 2017.
Muscat: In a few weeks' time, you will be able to zip-line
your way to a great adventure at the Al Hoota Cave.
The Cardiff City fan has taken part in a number of challenges to raise money, including a mile-long zip-line
challenge at Zip World in Penrhyn Quarry, Snowdonia, in 2014, reaching speeds of up to 95mph.