A photographer vacationing in Cape Verde with his family last year recorded stunning footage when they were given the chance to swim with sea turtles.
Matjaz Corel told Storyful that they were touring the islands in search of unique places, when they heard from locals that it was possible to swim with the turtles.
He said that he and his family do not swim with aquatic animals very often, but that they “always take the opportunity if there is one.”
“A local fisherman took us with his boat around 100 meters away from the shore,” he said, “and we were amazed with the number of turtles. They were just everywhere in all sizes.”
Corel described the experience as unforgettable, adding that his family were impressed by the beauty of the country and the friendliness of the people they encountered. Credit: Matjaz Corel via Storyful