Costa Rica Adventures XIV

Tico Tales: Night of the Flies

Food for thought?

Adelia Ritchie
Published in
4 min readFeb 19
To eat or not to eat — that is my question. Photo by Author

Some years ago, on a visit to the beautiful island of Bali, Indonesia, I witnessed a “night of the flies” from the relative protection of my cliffside terrace in the town of Ubud. Suddenly the sky darkened with millions of tiny creatures madly flapping about in a sex-crazed aerial frenzy.