Baja 2017 Blog Week 7

TWO OLD BLUE WHALE GUYS, 1000 STAMPEDING DOLPHINS, AND A POLE Week 7 is now in the books and our guests all of whom hail from New Mexico had a blast. We began the week heading north looking for the myriad of feeding blue whales that had graced us in Week 6. But they were…
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Baja 2017 Blog Week 6

THE GENTLE GIANTS FEED AND HAVE THEIR BLOWS COLLECTED Our week 6 guests hailed from Massachusetts, Alaska and Australia. All were part of the Ocean Alliance team that was here to collect whale spouts or “snot” from drones for processing in a lab to learn about what we can learn from the snot of a…
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Baja 2017 Blog Week 5

ORCAS – MOTHERS MILK – LOTS OF WHALES Our week 5 guests were all from North Carolina. Other than the awesome view we all got of a Fin whale mother and calf pair right next to us on a flat calm day in which the mother expelled vast amounts of milk upon initiating each of…
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Baja 2017 Blog Week 4

RETURN OF NUBBIN – PINELLA – A HUGE BLUE WHALE DAY Our week 4 guests from New Mexico, England and Florida had to brave some windy weather, but were rewarded with some fabulous sightings on what turned out to be a fantastic week. The biggest news was the return of Nubbin, a very old male…
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Baja 2017 Blog Week 3

OLD FRIENDS, ORCAS AND FEEDING BLUE WHALES! Week 3 guests from England, Virginia, North Carolina and Washington DC met with both excitement at sea and a lot of wind. Day one began with a bang as we encountered 2 female orcas. It was everyone on boards first time ever seeing wild orcas. The energy of…
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Baja 2017 Blog Week 2

Week 2 was another special one with the sea continuing to be full of krill and large whales observed surface feeding every day we were on the water. We even had a spectacular thunderstorm over the Sierra de Giganta, and rumors had it that hail fell on the nearby mission town of San Javier! Our…
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White Eyes Returns and much more! – Baja 2017 Blog Week 1

With our guests from New York and Utah we got off to a roaring start to this season. Day one may have been the finest first day we have ever had here. 12 Blue whales graced us with their presence as the sea erupted very early with krill blooms. The krill were literally jumping out…
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