monkeys

Jungle Island

When I was around 5 years old, my mom took me to the zoo in Lisboa.

That night, I had the worst nightmares!

I dreamt that all the animals had broken free and were running wild, all the snakes were slithering all over my body, the gazelles were jumping over me, the elephants and lions were running… it’s a dream that I can still visually remember.

I have kept away from zoos or anything like them since then, even when I lived in San Diego and had one of the best zoos near me.

On saturday, auntie K got us some free VIP passes to Jungle Island so, we couldn’t pass them up. (thank you K!)

Despite not being a fan of seeing animals in cages, it was wonderful to be able to show Lily animals she has only been able to see in books.

The birds were her favorites,the monkeys and the pink flamingos were my favorites. 🙂 (I finally got to see pink flamingos after being in Florida for almost 10 years!)

Happy monday everyone, hope you all have a great week!

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Three little monkeys

Claudia, Zura and I met up with the girls (of course) at Flamingo Park yesterday.

These three little ones are too much.

It’s monkey see, monkey do x 3 when they are together!

If one of them wants raisins, the other two also want raisins.

If one wants water, the other two want water. (they are also constantly exchanging each others waters)

If one cries, the other two cry.

LOL

They are three little monkeys!!

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