The Sentinel
PLACES IN INDIA THAT GLOW IN THE DARK
06.07.2021
MATTU BEACH, KARNATAKA
Commonly, known as the sea sparkle, the beach waters glow at night due to its marine vertebrates that emits light. The explosion of blue neon lights illuminating the waves is breathtaking.
WEST JAINTIA HILLS, MEGHALAYA
A rare species of mushroom that gleam up the dark forest with mesmerising green lights, emerging from the bamboo sticks.
BETALBATIM BEACH, GOA
Situated in South Goa, this beach glows in the dark due to bio luminescence in its waters. It glows every moment the water is disturbed.
PURUSHWADI FOREST, MAHARASHTRA
The tribal village of Purushwadi is home to millions of fireflies that produce bio luminescence at twilight to attract their mates during summer. Every year, a festival is also celebrated for tourists to watch the fireflies.
JUHU BEACH, MAHARASHTRA
This beach also witnesses the shimmering shade of electric blue due to a microorganism, which emits light when disturbed. The best time to visit this spot is after 8 PM to witness the sparkling blue waves.