Honduras (Drive Day 61 minus 14 years)
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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