Achievement unlocked: 10 hours straight on the water (see also: dehydrated, sunburnt, dry eyes, cold) looking for and watching cetaceans (cameo appearances by steller sea lions). It was so brilliant.
Bigg’s (Transient) killer whales, rolly polly humpbacks, and lags (yes, the irony is not lost on me that 100 of the little devils showed up down south the same day), and a trip through a place so seemingly wild and beautiful it shouldn’t exist.
Mother and son heading up into Johnstone Strait and into the sunset. He couldn’t dive down very deep here … they were passing through a kelp bed in shallow water with the bottom littered with urchins. T19B had to swim at the surface or risk dragging his pecs and belly through the urchins, or so it seemed
Dammit this is paradise (on calm sunny days)