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Alaska - July 11-21, 2015

Embarked on a 10-day cruise out of San Francisco to visit Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway and Tracy Arm Fjord and then on to Victoria, BC.  Due to unexpected events, we missed Tracy Arm Fjord and were diverted for a brief visit in Sitka and I got sick and was forced to miss the stop in Victoria, but it was an excellent trip and wonderful experience all the same. 63 more words

For The Love of Whales

For this installment of random things I’m all about, I’ve chosen cetaceans.

Cetacea can be summarized as the collection of species that we call whales. (Dolphins, too. 366 more words

Humpback whale held for illegal fishing

St. Andrews — A humpback whale caught fishing illegally in the Bay of Fundy has been cautioned and released by officers of the Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans and the New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources. 510 more words


Juneau, Alaska

Arriving in Juneau, it had to be the best day we had weather-wise on this cruise. Sunny, not too windy, and not much cloud cover made me think this day would be something to remember, and it was. 328 more words


Scars of the Past

From one of our newest projects, Whales as Individuals, comes this incredible photo of a humpback whale fluke streaked with a remarkable patterning. What could have caused this? 47 more words

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