Friday, 28 June 2013

Midge Mecca:


It was nearly midnight when we got our first glimpse of the Laxa (right).  The good news was a few warmer days had encouraged midges to hatch. In fact, with many of them delaying their emergence, like a London bus, it seemed they’d all decided to come at once…our arrival at the lodge was greeted by clouds of tiny midge that seemed to get everywhere!




…The number plate of our truck became smudged with midges as we drove up the Laxa valley…








Such were their numbers, it was hard to escape the midge hordes that made it indoors too.  Thank God these little blighters were the none biting variety…