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THE FIRST ROUND OF EMAILS I sent out to various residents of Vieques didn’t go very well. “I want to film the Bioluminescent Bay” I said.
“Good luck,” “You can’t,” and “We’ve tried” were some of the responses I received back.
I had read an article about a unique bay on a tiny island off the east of Puerto Rico. Here, they could be seen in such high quantities that the water looked like it was on fire. The small handful of photos provided by a Google search (later discovered to be photoshopped) made it seem so. I arrived, and here’s what I did: