I have seen a post on the Paxos Grapevine about lots of jellyfish at the moment. Anyone know if if it's bad and will they go away on their own?
Yes, I've seen the reports too, both on Paxos and Corfu forums. One theory is that they've been blown across from the mainland where they gather in large numbers to feed around the fish farms and hopefully they will eventually be blown back there. Hope so anyway, I'll be on Paxos 4 weeks from today!
Eeek! That might be the one thing which would persuade me to book an apartment with a pool. I've always resisted so far - because, deep down, it doesn't feel like 'real Greece' to me. My first experiences were in village rooms - with a hole in the corner of the bathroom and a hand held shower. It is that simplicity that I fell in love with - and though, these days, I'm happy with a bit more comfort, I've never been tempted to do 'luxury' Greece. Hope the jellyfish clear off before you all get to you holidays there this year.
I also saw this post but it seems to have disappeared now. Maybe the locals don't won't the visitors being put off!
Anyone going in the next few weeks, it would be great to hear if they have moved on or not.
I'm on the island at the moment and certainly a few days ago there were fair few of the blighters floating about. Best to wear a mask and snorkel or swim under water to spot 'em. At least they're not Box Jellies. If it is the fish farm situation attracted them in vast numbers then, I hold my snorkel up in despair at human intervention in the sea...this is the kind of stuff that happens... :/.. The walking's fine though..;)
Just reporting back that the water has been clear of jelly fish for the last 3 days now, so hopefully they've all moved on. The water is wonderful. Amen to that. :)
Sorry to gate crash this thread, but just pm'd you shakespearstarr. Apologies folks 👍✋ Ann G X.
Thanks Ann. x