‘Mermaid’ lounges in trash on Bali’s beach
Mon, January 4, 2021, 7:21 AM EST
Images shared with Reuters showed the mermaid wearing sea blue colored costume laying on discarded bottles as a construction equipment helping with clean up efforts drive past at Bali’s Kuta Beach.
Dwi Duarsa, who works with Kuta Beach Management Unit told Reuters that the person in costume was posing for a drone photography, and then later joined the volunteers with their mission.
Badung City Environmental and Sanitisation office told local media on Sunday (January 3) that the trash washed ashore on Seminyak, Legian and Kuta beaches since Wednesday (December 30). At least 80 tonnes of waste were removed by the weekend..
Well, I would like to thank the pretty young lady for her willingness to give us old Forteans a momentary thrill. Haha!