Spooky Parades

Kongo spent last week in Oaxaca, Mexico participating in a National Geographic Photo Workshop themed after Dia de Muertos or Day of the Dead.  The monkey’s hotel, the Parado de Alcala was a great little boutique inn with only 21 rooms and suites.  Kongo lucked out and got one of the three rooms with a balcony overlooking a pedestrian only street in the center of historic Oaxaca City. The really cool thing about this balcony room was that the monkey got a better than birds eye view of all the activities going on below.  In Oaxaca they ought to rename the…

Veterans Day in Savannah

  Kongo flew to Florida from Boston yesterday and found himself with a holiday on his hands so he headed up the road a few hours north to visit Savannah, Georgia.  It seemed as if the whole city turned out to greet the monkey and they even threw a parade for him complete with these dancing, foot stomping, troop of girls from a local high school.  Turns out that it was actually a Veterans Day parade and since, after all, Kongo is a veteran he felt pretty good about showing up for the big event!