March 25, 2015 § Leave a comment
Living near the coast of Southern California has several perks, one of which is the ability to see whales swim along in the ocean. I have always had an appreciation for these amazing creatures, and being able to see Humpback whales while on vacations in Hawaii always fascinated me. It isn’t until the past few years that I have taken the opportunity to see whales off of my very own coast through whale watching trips. The tours aren’t always successful, it depends upon the time of the season as they move up or down the coast.
Last week was definitely a successful whale watching trip. Leaving from Ventura, CA, my small boat of ocean tourist were treated to seeing approximately nine whales as they made their voyage in the Pacific Ocean. Along the way, we saw dolphins, sea gulls and egrets.
March 3, 2015 § Leave a comment
Since the moment in October of 2013 when I booked my trip to Antarctica, the above Dr. Seuss quote popped into my head. Now when I reflect back on that trip (which is often), the same quote pops into my head. So it is only fitting that for Dr. Seuss’ birthday, I use his words for one of my Antarctic sunset images.