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National Geographic Orion Review

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Spice Islands Special; So Much More than Just Snorkelling and Diving

Review for National Geographic Orion to the South Pacific
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mgrenby
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

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Sail Date: Jun 2014
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spacious and comfortable cabin

JELLYFISH LAKE, Palau – When several million stingless golden jellyfish invite you to swim and snorkel with them – an invitation you will receive nowhere else in the world – it would be rather rude to refuse.

So a group of us don snorkels, masks and fins, and slip into the 28-degree water of Jellyfish Lake. What an amazing and unique experience to see and brush by clouds of these delicate, graceful creatures which have evolved in their landlocked lake over 20,000 years to have no need of poisonous stingers.

They range in size from as big as a large fist to as small as the tip of your little finger. And their population in the relatively small lake does indeed run between five and seven million.

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