What have you got for a camera? I forgot to ask. I also forgot to show you the elkskin ropers. They were pretty gross after grabing the pig and the meat, but they cleaned up fine with some soap and water.
To keep from losing work, try smaller posts. What happened to you- losing all your work- ...if I had a dollar...
What I usually did, from the road, is make a post, then add to it by using the "edit" feature.
Once you get into Latin America, you might have to use a public computer again. Make sure to write-protect your memory card before uploading photos.
All the way home yesterday and today I was wishing I was headed up to Nova Scotia with you!
This is going to be an awesome report.