14 Luminous Lagoon Questions Answered (rare Glistening Waters phenomenon)

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I remember traveling with a group from Montego Bay to Falmouth one evening as a young child, excited though unaware of what to expect. Our chaperones steered the car into a small marina by a large, lit sign that read ‘Glistening Waters’ before ushering us onto a medium-sized boat strapped in life vests. I still recall the crisp air brushing my face as the vessel moved under the starlit sky. After a few minutes the previously-dark waters of the Luminous Lagoon glowed under the boat’s stern, and a collective childlike fascination washed over everyone.