An Afternoon Whale Watching…

Every time we have visited the coast we have wanted to go out on the ocean and do some whale watching. Usually we are in quite a rush and can’t quite fit it in but this time we had a couple of quiet days in Oceanside, CA.  So we were pleasantly surprised to find a local business that held daily tours at very reasonable rate so we decided to give it a try…

The ship…IMG_5295Our crew….

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Under the Pier…

On our last day of our trip to La Jolla, CA a couple of years ago we drove south for a bit and spotted this beautiful scene…

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We had to stop and investigate!

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Passing ship…

 

Then under the pier…

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Not much left holding this one in place!

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I am unsure of what type of bird this is but it sure was neat seeing it walk up with waves…

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