The Sea of Stars on Vaahdoo Island in the Maldives is a natural wonder that has to be seen to be believed. The visually stunning bioluminescence (the emission of light from a living organism) is caused by dinoflagellates, a special species of plankton. The bright blue light emitted by the plankton turns the shore into a surreal site, attracting visitors from across the globe.

Check out some of the most stunning photos of this phenomena and get Tripping:

Photo Credits: National Geographic

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