That is quite the imagination you have it should come in handy . In fact why don't you just imagine that you're in south america and save the money? Or imagine Australia? Anyway, have a great time where ever you end up.
Never been to Brazil but would like to go. Never been to Alaska but would like to go. I know that the police in Mexican border towns are not models of decorum. I've been in other 3rd world countries that were much worse. Stay away from the mexican interior. No law whatsoever. Please say hello to the Brazilian ladies in a way that you know.