Tag Archives: Whales

Seven Day Trip to South Africa from Madagascar

We left Mahajanga at the crack of dawn on the 17th of September from our anchorage near Katsepy in the Mahajanga Bay of Madagascar. Our destination was Richards Bay in South Africa about 1400 miles away. Our friends on Solace … Continue reading

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Fish Stories and Screw Ups

We left “BarackObama” Bay (my nickname for Baramahamay Bay) the next morning at the crack of dawn. Our objective was only 35 miles away, we motored out the river (no wind here anyway) and then got out the river mouth … Continue reading

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Sainte Marie Island in Madagascar

The evening of our first day at Sainte Marie, we went out to dinner with our friends Paul and Gina of s/v Solace. They took us to a little restaurant that is popular with tourists in the area. We enjoyed … Continue reading

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Mother and Baby Whale Breaching in Madagascar

The following short (4 minute) video was taken as we were arriving on our sailboat Tahina at Sainte Marie, and island off the north east coast of Madagascar, on August 11th of 2014. We had just spent two days sailing … Continue reading

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Tonga Whale Watching Trip Photos

In reviewing our photos archives, I realized yesterday that we never posted a photo album of our awesome whale watching experience in Tonga (way back in September of 2010). This is the one where we got to swim with the … Continue reading

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Niue Car Tour, Diving, and Whales

One of the big attractions to Niue is that it is a prime breeding area for whales. We were expecting to see a lot from all the stories we had heard. Yet, when we arrived we heard only a few … Continue reading

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