Tag: whales

On The Fourth Day In Antarctica

On The Fourth Day In Antarctica

On Day 4 we were in the Penola Strait region of the Antarctic peninsula. The area has the most amazing basalt rock…and a lot of penguins, of course! Booth Island and Port Charcot are one of the few places all three species of brushtail penguins – Adelies, gentoos, and chinstraps – nest together. I did not hike […]

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AMAZING Monterey Bay, Sea Lions, and my Deep Love of the Ocean!

AMAZING Monterey Bay, Sea Lions, and my Deep Love of the Ocean!

When traveling in Monterey Bay, California there are three things that you MUST do. Whale Watching, of course, is number one! Two is kayaking in the bay! Third is a visit to the Monterey Bay Aquarium. On my October trip I went kayaking in the bay for the first time, and I cannot wait to do […]

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Dwarf Minke Whales and Cod Hole in the Great Barrier Reef!

Dwarf Minke Whales and Cod Hole in the Great Barrier Reef!

One of the most exciting events to look forward to on the Great Barrier Reef in July are Dwarf Minke Whales! As the name says, for a baleen whale they are rather small, growing to a maximum of 8 meters, or 24 ft, and on the endangered list, thank you Japan for slaughtering Minkes illegally […]

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Buy Biodegradable Straws!!! Straws Kill Wildlife.

Buy Biodegradable Straws!!! Straws Kill Wildlife.

I hope you watch the video and realize, PLASTIC KILLS WILDLIFE. We must make ourselves STOP using straws, plastic cutlery, plastic plates. We simply must go biodegradable. We have to carry straws with us, and if we forget, we cannot use plastic. Have no tolerance at fast food restaurants, restaurants, home…anywhere! BUY BIODEGRADABLE.   Check […]

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Fabulous Photo Friday: Laguna Beach

Fabulous Photo Friday: Laguna Beach

The California coastline has been completely developed, and the sheer number of people residing there is astronomical. Houses and apartments and condominiums dot the landscape, and yet the incredible lure of the ocean is almost impossible to resist. Laguna Beach is such a place. There is something about the way the town sits on the hills […]

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You Will Find that the OC is Spectacular!

You Will Find that the OC is Spectacular!

I spent last week in theoc. What is theoc? Orange County California! Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, Laguna Niguel, Crystal Cove, Balboa Island, Irvine, Orange, Anaheim…so much to see and do! Shopping, beaching, whale watching, eating, kayaking, paddleboarding, and a million other activities await you in Orange County. There is something for everyone. Staying at the […]

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Fab Photos Friday: Extinction is looming

Fab Photos Friday: Extinction is looming

There are only 6 Northern White Rhinos left on our planet. One is a male. They are all being guarded by rangers, and the horns have been removed so there is no point for poachers to kill them. I do not understand why our species is so cruel to every other species! There is evidence now […]

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Whale Watching in Monterey Bay!!!

Whale Watching in Monterey Bay!!!

What is a trip to California’s Monterey Bay without going on a whale watching expedition?  It would be incomplete!  Randy and I headed out with Sanctuary Cruises, and we were not disappointed. It is the time of year for whales to migrate south along the Pacific Coast, and during the summer months Monterey Bay has […]

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