While we were in Nashville, we got to experience a little sneak peak of cicada season invasion.
What is a cicada you may ask?
Little bugs burrow into tree trunks and lay eggs, and every thirteen years, they emerge and literally plague this part of the country. Think the book of Exodus.
Despite the fact that cicadas don’t bite and don’t carry diseases, they’re still huge, creepy bugs that jump on you, get into your clothes/hair, and produce a deafening mating call. The noise from one cicada is bad enough, but times that by millions, and that might keep you up at night. Some people even feel trapped in their houses because of cicadas taking over their yards.
Thankfully, we left Nashville just before they got bad, but here are several pictures our friend took of the cicadas outside her home.
So, when you’re planning your next trip to Nashville, make sure you don’t visit during cicada season.
That would be April/May of 2024.