James Patrick Stuart (Valentin) didn’t use his holiday vacation from GENERAL HOSPITAL to relax — the actor vacationed in Africa, climbing to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro!
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On New Year’s Eve, Stuart tweeted out a pic of a pile of crab legs declaring, “Leaving for Kilimanjaro in two days. Anticipate burning 25,000 extra calories so I can eat whatever I want tonight. I’m having crab.”
Leaving for Kilimanjaro in 2 days. Anticipate burning 25,000 extra calories so I can eat what ever I want tonight. I'm having crab. pic.twitter.com/OAqGU0O4dJ— James Patrick Stuart (@japastu) January 1, 2017
Stuart is not only an actor, he’s also a musician and quite an outdoorsman! Back in October of 2016, the GH star tweeted a pic of himself at the top of San Gorgonio, the tallest mountain in Southern California at 11,503 feet.
San Gorgonio… Tallest mountain in Southern California. pic.twitter.com/QO3p2uxAck— James Patrick Stuart (@japastu) October 30, 2016
And he doesn’t just go up! In August, Stuart tweeted an underwater selfie… with a great white shark!
So this happened… pic.twitter.com/XEDC2hKVcn— James Patrick Stuart (@japastu) August 29, 2016
Follow along with Stuart on his amazing African adventure to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro complete with monkey attacks, zebras, and the most amazing sunrise views from the top of the world!
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"Ngorogoro is in full splendor," Stuart tweeted to GH executive producer Frank Valentini at the start of his trip. Then he joked, "Quick run up Kili and I'll meet up with you."
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"Toyota Landcruiser stopped for lunch in the Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania. Later a baboon would jump in, crush my hat and steal my cookies."
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"Our bus to Mt. Kilimanjaro from Moshi, Tanzania. We'll sleep on the mountain. Plan to summit in 6 days."
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Upon reaching the highest point in Africa, Stuart snapped this triumphant pic and made sure to tag GH exec Frank Valentini and co-stars Michelle Stafford (Phyllis) and Finola Hughes (Anna)!
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"Jump," Stuart tweeted, adding on Instagram, "14,000 feet over Africa."
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"Sunrise from top of Mt Kilimanjaro, Tanzania."
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"1st summiteers as sun rises on Kilimanjaro."
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