Florida Adventurer Blog
Bioluminescence is not exactly a newly discovered phenomenon. From the folklore of Scandinavians and Polynesians to the myths of ancient voyagers, stories of “burning sea” and mysterious lights are all over the early writings. However, the Romans and Greeks were the first to report the characteristics of “glow-worms” and luminous organisms in the water that emitted cold light.
We don’t call Florida the Sunshine State for nothing. You guys, it can be super hard not to gloat a little (a lot actually…) when you are spending a winter in Florida, surfing and bioluminescent kayaking while the less fortunate folks are shoveling snow off their driveways and dressed like Eskimos or locked in their homes because of tyrannical governors (who also visit Florida as well when they tell their residents they cannot do the same!).