The city we are in now, Belem, is right next to the equator and has Amazon jungles to explore. I was really looking forward to the tour of the rainforest everybody kept talking about but I never got to see it. Instead, I saw old episodes of 90210 playing on the only English speaking television station, with the tissue stuck up my nose to give me a break from the constant blowing. Because I know you don’t want to see pictures of that, I snagged some pictures from my roommate to share with you instead.
Monkey playing peek-a-boo
Jamie being a brave soul
70 year old man that shimmies up trees
It all looks interesting and adventurous, right? To be honest with you though, now that I’ve seen pictures I’m ok with not really being there myself. Sure, I’d love to go one day if given the chance again, but me and the outdoors aren’t really best friends anyway. It was hot…they had to walk a lot…there was crazy looking bugs everywhere…there was dirt…not exactly my cup of tea. Or maybe I’m just saying that to make myself feel better. Either way, I am happy that I still got to enjoy a bit of Rio. I don’t know if I mentioned it, but our hotel was right across the street from the beach. Come to think of it…the beach is also something else I like in theory. I don’t like getting in the ocean, I hate the sun beating right down on me, and I’m not a big fan of sand. I spend my time at the beach like this…