This cartoon was published last week in The Costa Rica Star.
Several tourists hiking along a volcano in Costa Rica went beyond the warning signs and became stranded. Four Dutch tourists and one Costa Rican guide were caught in a rock slide after ignoring the signs. There were various injuries, including multiple bruises, a leg injury, a damaged arm, and a broken collarbone.
The complicated rescue was hampered by the terrain, cold, and rain. Fortunately for them, the volcano didn’t erupt. There have been times this year when as many as four have been erupting at once.
The only shocking information from this is that the tourists weren’t from the United States. They sound like Trump voters.
Tourists get on my nerves in Virginia. I can only imagine how aggravated you’ll become with them when they not only put their lives at risk, but also those of rescue personnel.
One of my favorite bumper stickers I’ve seen in Fredericksburg reads, “Tourists, go home. Leave your daughters.”
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