Have you ever jumped into the ocean and suddenly felt something stinging your arms or legs? I’m not talking about jellyfish here, but the “no-see-ums” of the sea.
The picture above is from the Na’ Pali coastline in Hawaii. While snorkeling there, a small group of the swimmers (including myself and one daughter) were bothered enough by invisible “stings” to get back on the boat. Meanwhile the majority of snorkelers were completely fine, despite swimming right next to other people who were being stung. Back on the boat, mosquito bite-looking lesions appeared everywhere we felt stings, with some people having … Read more