Wolves of the Sea III

The Orca of the Kenai Fjords, Deadly hunters one and all, Yet as family oriented and caring as any human being, They are just as curious of us, as we are of them… I can tell you from personal experience it is a fantastic experience to see wild Orca and it is an amazing experience when…

Wolves of the Sea II

Cruising the scenic waters of the Kenai Fjords National Park and seeing a small pod of Orca’s (Killer Whales) was a real highlight of my trip to Alaska. The Orca is a deadly hunter, yet such a magnificent, sleek and beautiful looking creature.  First seeing that unmistakable tall dorsal fin protrude from the water’s surface does not fail to bring a…

The Gray Whales of Whidbey Island

April 14th, 2012 – Whidbey Island, Washington I went on a Gray Whale watching cruise to Whidbey Island to see the whales on part of their annual migration from Baja, Mexico up the coast to Alaska. There is one group of around 12 whales though that return to this area each year and stay for the season, even though most…

Wolves of the Sea

In June 2011 I took a fantastic day trip to the San Juan Islands to see Killer Whales (Orca) in the Puget Sound of Washington state. From the cruise boat we came across 11 whales from J-Pod including its famous matriarch J-2 “Granny“, believed to be the oldest Orca (born around 1911!) in the 3 pods which reside in this area (J,…