These floating jellyfish are your Labor Day weekend mascots
Who is ready for a three-day weekend? You, that’s who. But while you are waiting for the boss to say, “Hey, everyone take off early!” why not channel the vibe of these chill golden jellyfish?
Jungles in Paris, the new travel site that produced this video, says that these jellyfish colonized an inland lake in Palau, Micronesia, about 12,000 years ago. The lake’s kept briny by underground channels that link to the ocean.
It’s really relaxing to watch, but maybe less relaxing to think about swimming there. In fact, if you’re really bored and you’ve got a kid in your life who you want to freak out, you should show them this video and tell them there’s been a change of plans — you’re spending Labor Day weekend at Jellyfish Lake, and also, did they know that jellyfish sting? Just think how relieved they’ll be when you get to the actual lake, and it’s only inhabited by run-of-the-mill lake monsters.
GOLDEN BOWL: MICRONESIA’S JELLYFISH LAKE, Jungles in Paris.