Explore Baja California and the Sea of Cortez with Michael Fishbach of Saving Valentina aboard the National Geographic Sea Bird before he begins the season’s whale research. On this eight-day Journeys in the Sea of Cortez expedition—January 2-10, 2012—you’ll hear tales of Fishbach’s years of research between days of exploring desert islands, snorkeling with sea lions, hiking cactus forests, kayaking and experiencing the undersea.

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Join this Lindblad Expeditions/National Geographic voyage from January 2-10, 2012 by calling 1-800-EXPEDITION for a reservation (1-800-397-3348).