Taman Negara: Mosquitoes, Leeches, and salt

April, 2014

What do mosquitoes, leeches, and salt have in common? Simple, experience all 3 after rain on any of Taman Negara’s jungle treks. Mosquitoes in a jungle are a given, as are leeches, but especially abundant after rain, which we had a deluge of the previous night before our trek. The salt is to sprinkle over a leech should one of these blood-sucking slimy slugs wish to use you as a free host until finally discarding you and dropping off!

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