An Invasion of Italian Jellyfish
Una Storia Vera - A True Story, by Claudia
It was a beautiful August day. Era una bellissima giornata d'agosto.
It was Sunday - era domenica - so everyone was going to the beach.
'Andiamo tutti al mare!'
We decided to go to a place called Le Croci, near to Alghero. It is a rocky place with high cliffs and you can only reach it by boat.
'Io sono fortunata!' pensavo.
"I'm lucky," I kept thinking.
The sea was crystal clear. You could see right down to the bottom, as if the water was made of glass.
'Il mare è uno specchio,' diceva mia mamma.
"The sea is as calm as a millpond," my mum kept saying.
I could hardly wait to dive in.
'Andiamo!' "Let's go!" I said to my big sister.
We jumped in. It was a great feeling to be swimming in such clear water. It was like floating in air.