We arrange for the helicopter this evening and it will be more expensive than I thought—I try to make it cheaper any way I can and one of my questions is whether they can just leave it in Svaneti for a couple of days and if I can pay a storage fee.  They say the helicopter would be stripped in an hour. They look very closely in the bushes before they land the thing. He says, “You know after what happened to those Japanese tourists” and his voice trails off.  I don’t ask.