Category Archive: Wildlife

Dec 30

Whale Watching in Depoe Bay : Podcast 28

As part of our tour up the Oregon coast, we had a fabulous visit to Depoe Bay, Oregon where we got to go on a whale watching tour. The morning was cold and it was the tour’s first trip on the water of 2016.  But we saw whales!  Listen to our story!

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Apr 18

Bald Eagles in the San Juan Islands

  One of the unexpected treats of our Northwest Trip was all the bald eagles saw, perhaps 20 in all.  This is one of our favorites that we saw as we took our whale watching tour in the San Juan Islands.  Sue took this awesome shot of this magnificent bird perched on a small grass covered …

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Oct 28

Whale Watching in the San Juan Islands : Podcast 16

Sue and I talk about our fabulous trip to look for whale in the San Juan Islands. We took a tour with Island Adventures out of Anacortes, Washington. We talk about how we almost didn’t take this tour, the fabulous time that we had and our thoughts about the this whale tour company (hint: highly recommended). This was the highlight of our Northwest trip. Not only did we see whales and whale, but had a beautiful trip through the stunning San Juan Islands.

Jul 16

Waterton Lakes National Park

Last summer, we had the opportunity to visit a beautiful park, Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta, Canada.  Oh.  my. goodness.  It was gorgeous.  We were staying in Cardston, but made several day trips over to the Waterton area.  The Waterton lakes are gorgeous, the Waterton Town is nice, and the park is full of …

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Jun 08

Whale Watching in the San Juan Islands : Northwest Trip Day 6

Once in a while you have an experience on a trip that will be with you forever.  We’ve had several of those through years, like the airboat ride we took in the Everglades a couple of years after we moved to Florida.  Our whale watching tour is now another one of those experiences.

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Jul 31

Prairie Dogs All Around at Greycliff Prairie Dog Town

Right next to I-90 in southeast Montana between Billings and Bozeman is the Greycliff Prairie Dog Town.  It’s literally just a minute from the freeway.  In this 98 acre park, you can see a large number of prairie dogs.  And you can hear them!  When there isn’t traffic buzzing by on the freeway, listen quietly …

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