Known for bringing out extremes of all sorts, the tropics play host to several ferocious predators… (in Northern Queensland for example you can find taipans (highly venomous snakes!) to crocodiles and drop bears!) But none of these deadly animals are much of a threat to fun loving backpackers. There is however one predator that loves to prey on helpless backpackers as they sun themselves and try to recover from the night before… this is of course the dreaded mosquito.
Knowing what a pest these bloodthirsty bugs can be however, I’d like to share a couple of tips on how to avoid these itchy, annoying mosquito bites.