As soon as we approached with our skiff, the sound of the engine let the resident howler monkeys know about our presence and they started howling.
Captain Adam’s radio call came in over channel 69; “There is a bear off the starboard beam…” My ears perked up.
It started with two whales coming close to the ship. This is nothing very out of the ordinary – it happens often. What happened next was the surprise.
This is one of those all-day adventures that our guides have fantasized about but never actually attempted. On this particular occasion, the stars aligned.
Since the first conquistadores, priests, and explorers found their way to the Gulf of California, it has been known as a place of resources.