I survived! This post is a place keeper. I like to post every week on a Wednesday, but right now I'm too tired! I just completed the Overland Track in Tasmania. I will write a proper post in a day or so when my blisters and leech bites have subsided!
Small group tours are not for everyone. I think small group tours offer a good balance and in my opinion the the pros outweigh the cons. While not my only choice for travel small group tours are part of my travel mix.