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📍Cocoon Maldives, Ookolhufinolhu, Lhaviyani Atoll
📅 May 2017
♬ Illuminate, by LUUUL ft. Amanda Roi (licensed under CC BY, sourced from Quik)
🎥 GoPro Hero 5, edited with Quik

This was one of my favourite moments snorkeling around Ookolhufinolhu Island during my stay at Cocoon Maldives : being entirely encircled by a million glistening dancers.

I swam from my villa at the end of the jetty, up towards the restaurant beach near the main section of the resort. In all honesty, I was actually searching for the octopus that literally EVERYONE had said they’d seen repeatedly, but failed in that mission. Instead I was met with this hoard, and promptly planted myself in the sand, completely mesmerized by their inquisitive, glistening show.

I’m also completely in love with everything about the song I found for this video, particularly that voice! Melt.