maldives bioluminescent

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The Inspiration: "Time being, after all, only the current of the soul in its flow." — D.H. Lawrence

The Place: Maldives

The Reason to Go: While it may look like a scene from a sci-fi film, the luminescent beauty you'll find in the Maldives is not a product of CGI; just an (almost) out-of-this-world natural phenomenon caused by bioluminescent ostracod crustaceans. The glowing water—primarily found on the eastern islands of Mudhdhoo, Vaadhoo and Rangali—transforms a pristine turquoise beach into a magical sea by night.