Traveling across the ocean, you never truly know what may be lurking in its depths. What creatures may lie at the bottom? Or even scarier, which are just below the surface?
The very thought sends shivers down my spine.
But what if you did know. What if you could see for yourself. Would you feel more at ease?
After seeing this, you might think ignorance is bliss.
Thousands of Golden Rays are seen here gathering off the coast of Mexico. The spectacular scene was captured as the magnificent creatures made one of their biannual mass migrations to more agreeable waters.
Gliding silently beneath the waves, they turned vast areas of blue water to gold off the northern tip of the Yucatan Peninsula. Sandra Critelli, an amateur photographer, stumbled across the phenomenon while looking for whale sharks. She said: ‘It was an unreal image, very difficult to describe. The surface of the water was covered by warm and different shades of gold and looked like a bed of autumn leaves gently moved by the wind.’