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Fiji Local Stuns Tourists With A Plant That Blows Bubbles

A man blows bubbles from the broken stem of a plant.

Consisting of over 300 islands, it’s no wonder Fiji is such a popular destination. While here, tourists can appreciate the local culture, the beautiful beaches, and more. That’s exactly what Peta Wheatley did during her visit — but certainly not in ways she always expected. In a video she shared of her time here, we see a man from Fiji introduce her group to a plant that produces bubbles.

If you’re picturing the kind of bubbles you’d blow as a kid, then you’re spot on! All the man has to do is grab a leaf from a tree, snap its stem, and blow. Then, just like a bubble wand, a whole group of bubbles floats in the air. Check it out in the video below!

@petaw86 Plant bubbles #fiji #meetingthelocals #fijitime #holidays #bulabubble #tourism #blewmymind #foryou #GRWM #fyp ♬ original sound – Peta Wheatley

If you’re like me, then you’re likely asking, “How is this possible!?”

For starters, the man used the leaf of a plant called Jatropha curcas. You can find them thriving in subtropical areas all around the world. Because their sap has so much oil (up to 40% in fact) it contains all the materials needed to conjure up bubbles — with help from us humans, of course!

Fiji Tour Guide Shows Off Delightful Plant That Makes Bubbles

A Fiji tour guide blows bubbles from the broken stem of a plant.

Quite a few people in the comments recognized the man to be a tour guide named Saka. In fact, Peta herself confirmed that this is true! Between these comments and him showing off this amazing bubble trick, it’s safe to say he’s doing an incredible job at showing off the wonders of Fiji!

“I’ve lived in Fiji my whole life, and I didn’t even know about that,” one person in the comments admits.

“The amount of joy some bubbles bought three grown adults,” another person writes. “Love it.”

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