British tourist plunges into muddy water trying to 'take a shortcut' in Maldives

British tourist plunges into muddy water trying to 'take a shortcut' in Maldives
British tourist plunges into muddy water trying to 'take a shortcut' in Maldives

A British tourist was caught on video plunging deep into muddy water while attempting to 'take a shortcut' across a swamp.

Martin Lewis was trying not to get his sliders and cream trousers wet when he ended up completely submerged in a muddy gorge.

The 50-year-old, from Somerset, was on holiday with his wife Rachael on Fuvahmulah in the Maldives when the hilarious blunder was caught on camera on Thursday.

In the clip, Martin can be seen slowly walking across mud before deciding to take off his slip-on shoes to avoid getting his feet getting stuck.

Martin Lewis, 50, was trying to 'take a shortcut' across a waterlogged field with his wife Rachael while on holiday in the Maldives - only to end up plunging deep into muddy water

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Martin Lewis, 50, was trying to 'take a shortcut' across a waterlogged field with his wife Rachael while on holiday in the Maldives - only to end up plunging deep into muddy water

'I don't know how I'm going to get across, see my trousers are getting dirty,' he can then be heard saying in the video filmed by Rachael.

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