Mirror image

The monkey clamoured over our bikes then stopped to stare at his image in the mirror. We tried to scare him away, but with no success. Instead, he managed to break off Paul’s mirror and run off with it. Paul gave chase and was able to get it back.

“You’re a lucky man,” the hotel manager declared. “Monkeys are fascinated by seeing their reflection. We have a parking lot guard whose job it is to scare them away from car mirrors. Yet he can’t run as fast as you.”

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