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Karla Ermel, of Frankfort, reacts to a monkey climbing on her head in an attempt to get a banana from the tour guide. She called it “an unpleasant experience, but a memorable one.” Photo submitted
Bill Jones, Managing Editor
12:00 am CDT May 18, 2017

Wherever Frankfort resident Karla Ermel goes, strange things seem to happen to her.

“I go, ‘Why me? Why not my husband?’” she said.

But someone has to take the photos, and odds are her husband’s reaction to a monkey climbing over him in a desperate attempt to get to a tour guide’s banana would not have been quite so priceless. Nor would it have won 22nd Century Media Southwest Chicago’s 2017 Vacation Photo Contest.