He ate WHAT?

So Alex, the guy who’s been a picky eater for as long as I’ve known him, has definitely changed his palate. After ten months in Peru, he’s eaten some crazy things. Today he told me that he had suri which is, in his words, “some kind of grub or maggot or something that they eat in the jungles of Peru”.

Yeah, some kind of grub or maggot or something. That doesn’t sound like food to me. And it definitely doesn’t look like food, either:


But to his credit, he said “it’s actually kind of tasty (it’s got a flavor kind of like pepperoni)” and put it down the hatch.

Oh, and one final comment: “I did eat the head, too!”

I wonder if he’ll come back to the States and ask whether he can get suri on his pizza…