The bumper sticker would say “I brake for iguanas,” but actually we’re just curious how much the boy on the side of the Pan-American wants for it. Eight bucks, U.S., it turns out. But that’s if we want to keep it. Most people eat them. Just to take a photo? A bargain at a dollar. We can hear the kid laughing at the stupid foreigners all the way across the river.
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