For travelers looking to really get off the beaten path, a journey to Palau may be the perfect opportunity to get away from it all. Adventurous baby boomers can don their snorkeling gear and check out the amazing marine life, or simply pull up a beach chair and relax along the sandy shorelines.
A truly unique diving experience can be had in Jellyfish Lake. Due to having almost no natural predators, the thousands jellyfish present at this body of water have no stingers, so travelers can float along the surface without fear, reports Wanderlust. It may be scary at first, but those who have experienced this unique phenomenon say it is one of the most interesting dive trips they have ever had.
If taking a side trip to one of the smaller islands on on the itinerary, Peleliu should not be missed. According to Lonely Planet, this sunny and secluded spot has a premiere scuba diving spot that acts as an underwater cliff and a home for sharks, colorful fish and hawksbill sea turtles.
To learn about some island legends, travelers can visit the Mother and Child Stone. Some locals say this pair was turned into rocks when they disobeyed village law. Now it stands as an iconic monument for everyone to enjoy.
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