Congrats on the RR and trip. I hold you and your report personally responsible for my complete lack of productivity at work the last 2 days while reading it. I'll accept reimbursement via paypal, as well as a written apology.
Some of us take extended adventures to find ourselves or get the travel bug out of our systems, but it seems more often than not, you just learn how resourceful you are, and how badly you wanna do it again!!
'02 BMW F650GS Dakar, '01 Suzuki Bandit 600S, '93 Yamaha DT50
'93 Dnepr MT-11, '83 Vespa Primavera ET3
, A 20,000km solo ride Canada->Panama->Canada