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Marine wildlife encounters in Kaikoura

Kaikoura is all about what lives in and around the water, from whale watching, sea bird spotting to crayfish from the BBQ. The town is located on a peninsula 180 km North of Christchurch on the East Coast of the South Island. 134 more words

New Zealand

Day 36

22nd November 2001

Last night seeingĀ dolphins swimming in the bioluminescence was mind blowing, but I was woken up at first light today for more marine mammal drama. 732 more words

Salty Tales

Lesser Antilles part 2: Dominica, 5th - 8th June 2017.

This post covers my visit to the island of Dominica (pronounced Dom-in-ee-ka) as part of my tour of the Lesser Antilles.

I had intended to post photos from Dominica, Guadeloupe and Martinique but I had more decent photos of Dominica than I though, so the two French islands will appear in the next post. 1,023 more words

#WhaleWednesday - Sperm Whale

Sperm Whales are the largest of the toothed whales and the largest living carnivore. The sperm whale is easily recognized by it’s massive head and prominent rounded forehead. 651 more words


A Mothers Love

Young life is precious. I was on Madeira a couple of months ago. Well, to be accurate I was at sea off the south west corner of of the island. 71 more words



HAPPY #cephalopodweek!

Imagine how many of these Colossal Squid versus Sperm Whale battles take place every year. Take a guess–a dozen, two dozen? I think you will be just as surprised by the answer as was I. 185 more words

Cape Ann Wildlife


Famously clever like us, Cetaceans are the smart cookies of the ocean – and they’ve been in my thoughts at work this week. The question being which one to be… 285 more words