Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Report # 3 Juneau, Alaska September 25, 2017 Monday Partly cloudy & 57 degrees Part #2 Of 2 60 Pictures

The photos continue……

 

A diving whale

 

A large one judging from the tail size

 

Ready to dive

 

Going down

 

Slipping under the surface

 

Will re-surface in a few minutes

 

Water drips off of the tail

 

They look gentle, but they are not

 

Going down

 

Whale blow

 

Rising up to dive

 

There he goes

 

They are identified by their tails

 

Rising high

 

Going down

 

Each tail is marked differently

 

No notching and color is the same

 

Blowing

 

Hunting

 

Eating constantly

 

Disappearing

 

Scenic bay

 

A dash of blue sky

 

Two humpbacks

 

Much smaller dorsal fin compared to the orcas

 

Diving

 

Here comes the raised tail

 

This one was large

 

They need to eat constantly (like cruise ship passengers)

 

Beautiful bay

 

Whale blowing

 

Does look like a real hump in the back

 

Lifting that tail

 

Going deep

 

They can hold their breath for quite a while

 

Arching

 

Lifting

 

Diving

 

The best spot was on the back deck

 

Heading back to the dock in Auke Bay

 

Loaded with gulls

 

Boats in the small marina

 

Several viewing boats

 

The parking lot

 

Back to the ship by 6pm or so

 

Time to take a stroll

 

A wall mural

 

Not a lot of traffic today

 

Downtown

 

Quiet for a Monday

 

Gift shop

 

A few fall trees

 

The Twisted Fish Restaurant was closed for the season

 

The Ruby Princess

 

The Nieuw Amsterdam – a sister to the Eurodam

 

The Red Dog Saloon at dusk

 

Three ships in a row

 

The outside central elevator

 

 


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