The good news is, the tarp we ordered off ebay arrived and we were able to get the tent on the hill (our soon to be home) under cover and have begun work on our bathroom, which we hope will be finished today. So excited!!
Here's some interesting reading on ticks.
And I got my first Jumping Ant bite yesterday and holy shit! They hurt HEAPS!!!! But only for about 10mins, which is ok I s'pose, depending on how full your cup is.
All the pics of leeches were a bit squeamish so I put this one here instead.....mmmmm, lychees!