Bitten By Bodega Bay Bug

We spent this weekend up at Bodega Bay. I’ve always thought Bodega Bay was a nice place, but on this trip we found Bodega Head. It’s gorgeous! A mini headlands that is every bit as dramatic! Now, as a result, I’m way into Bodega Bay: headlands with gorgeous hiking trails, whale watching, a lovely calm bay, a thriving fishing industry… Continue reading

I See a Whale…

Sunday was volunteer day at the Point Bonita Lighthouse. As always: stunning day! I counted, for certain, 7 different whales, perhaps as many as 12. They were very active, coming to the surface often. They were also very close to the lighthouse. One was particularly huge! In fact, it was the largest whale I’ve ever seen. Another was a calf.… Continue reading

I See A Whale!

Several years ago we were on a boating excursion out of Seward, exploring the fjords of Resurrection Bay in Alaska. It was cold, and generally hazy/foggy. One woman on the boat was drinking like there would be no tomorrow. She was very friendly and outgoing, and, as it turned out, was the first one to spot a whale. After one… Continue reading

Point Reyes Lighthouse, CA [Slideshow]

Sunday, upon hearing the weather was great at Point Reyes, we set off for the hour drive up Highway 1. Below are some pictures of both the lighthouse and the point. Regrettably, I was unable to get a picture of the whales as they migrated north. And while I only saw 1 whale and heard another, 61 total sightings were… Continue reading