Photo: Björn Thomasson
Friday, August 13, 2010, 3 comments
Imagine meeting a blue whale close to the kayak when out on a sea tour. Mark Sanders in California did just that. Here are his photos...
Simply amazing encounter. Blue whales are pretty seclusive.
At least his kayak didn't attacked by a great white shark like Duane Strosaker did a few weeks ago! Shows how tough a wooden kayak can be.
Thanks for exposing my Blue Whale photos to a new audience!
I can tell you it was an amazing day. I've been lucky enough to see Blue Whales on quite a few occasions, but this was the first time I got some nice photos of them!
It must have been an amazing experience! The only whales I have met at sea in my kayaks are Harbour Porpoises (tumlare in Swedish) a couple of times, and I did not have my camera accessible at those time!
Sometimes larger whales (humpbacks, orcas) come in to the Swedish west coast, but unfortunately not where and when I have been...
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