A blue heron flew across the bows of our kayaks within ten minutes of paddling away from the ship, and we were soon greeted by the ratchet-like calls of kingfishers darting along the edges of the shoreline, perching and calling, and then flitting off again.
Today the National Parks Service turns 100! Celebrating the centennial are the 59 parks and over 300 monuments, preserves, trails and battlefields it currently maintains.
All of a sudden, a rainbow appeared between two massive mountains in the distance. No one could believe what was happening!
Nudibranchs are sea slugs and one of the most beautiful animals in the world. They look like they've been dreamed up by an artist.
A poem written and performed by our guest Janet Parker at our weekly open mic night.