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Mukaluk
07-03-2008, 10:13 PM
Hello everyone... miss National Georgraphic here again...

Well, I thought I would share the amazing last two days I've had at work with you all. As you know, I'm a tour guide for a whale watching company. We usually see orcas, grey whales, humpback whales, and porpoises. Yesterday as well as today, we got an special sight. Out in the Strait of Georgia... at the moment... are approximately 100 Pacific white-sided dolphins :happy0045: . They've been hanging out between the Gulf Islands and the Tsawwassen ferry terminal. Now this is extremely rare because these dolphins spend their lives out in the open Pacific Ocean and very rarely wander into inland waters such as the Strait of Georgia. But I guess there's good fish out there for them to eat because they've been out the all day today and yesterday. What a sight!!! #yeah

So, I thought I would share a couple of the photos I took of them. Please note these guys swim extremely fast, are very energetic, love to swim in the wakes of boats, and love to breach (jump). So it's really hard to get a clear picture of them jumping, but one of my co-workers has a fabulous camera and got really good shots of them. So the last 4 photos of the dolphins jumping are hers.

Anyways, enjoy!!!

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My friend's pictures:


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Princess
07-03-2008, 10:40 PM
that is just fuckin amazing Sue... you are one lucky woman

Trouble
07-03-2008, 11:13 PM
AWESOME PICTURES!! Yours and your friends... I always love seeing your pictures and adventures!!!

brothergrimms
07-03-2008, 11:56 PM
some more nice pics sue [36] [36] [36]

BOVINE
07-04-2008, 12:02 AM
mmmmm Tuna sandwich,
j/k

Awesome Pictures and great stories behind them.[cheers]

Tunabomber
07-04-2008, 12:04 AM
mmmmm Tuna sandwich,
j/k

Awesome Pictures and great stories behind them.[cheers]



not funny :mad:










great pics [36]

OldEnuff
07-04-2008, 12:35 AM
just awesome Sue


always great to see the things I'll probably never get to see


does that make sense :dontknow:


Keep the pics and stories coming........ always great stuff [36]

Tinker
07-04-2008, 02:26 AM
Those are some very cool pics

Shera
07-04-2008, 06:18 AM
Those are unreal pictures ,thanks for sharing and you probably have the best job around,always enjoy seeing your pictures

Chris.S.
07-04-2008, 06:25 AM
Very cool pics! Must be an amazing job to have!

pumpkin
07-04-2008, 06:42 AM
Thats way too cooooooooool.

b00g
07-04-2008, 07:06 AM
amazing pics

HEAVY METAL
07-04-2008, 07:07 AM
right on..love dolphins..

Dirtybert
07-04-2008, 07:15 AM
that is just awesome!!!! wicked pics. very very very cool.

Mudgirl
07-04-2008, 07:26 AM
again amazing pictures!!

lucky girl and thanks for sharing

RebelAngelle
07-04-2008, 07:46 AM
Wow... that is sooo cool.....

Great shots!

redman
07-04-2008, 08:43 AM
you always put up very tasty looking pictures [5]

NickB
07-04-2008, 09:12 AM
That is so beuatiful, wish i was there.

mista fitz
07-04-2008, 09:18 AM
Sweet! I gotta get out on a boat soon.. I'd love to photograph those guys!

Flashless
07-04-2008, 09:40 AM
wow those are amazing pictures!!!!!

Tehaids
07-04-2008, 09:56 AM
I think i just found some new wallpaper for my PC.

Thank you for sharing those pics

LuckyBains
07-04-2008, 10:10 AM
HOLY FUCK!!!!!!! Sweet pictures. I saw one a long time ago when I was taking the ferry back from Victoria. Everybody on the boat was on one side trying to take pictures. Quite the scene.

caveman
07-04-2008, 02:18 PM
those are some grea pictures.........what a job!!

Cheeky
07-04-2008, 02:29 PM
nice[cheers]

second ta last pic is sooo gooood,I would vote it pic da month no prob[36] [36]

ShortStack
07-04-2008, 02:34 PM
Great pics Sue!!!!! Are you hiring [f] lol

lizard
07-04-2008, 03:14 PM
MMMMMMMMMMMM

bar b Q dolphin

Lost_in_BC
07-04-2008, 06:24 PM
Awesome photos again... as always... ! [36]

sparkes3
07-04-2008, 07:38 PM
how much is it to go on a tour me the wife and two boys 2 & 4

Mukaluk
07-05-2008, 10:19 AM
how much is it to go on a tour me the wife and two boys 2 & 4

Adults are $120 each, your 4 year old boy is $75 and your 2 year old is free. It's quite a bit but I think it's worth it...

weiser
07-05-2008, 11:21 AM
You really do have a great job[36] .

Now you got me thinking about taking a tour.:D

showoff
07-05-2008, 05:01 PM
that must be one of the better jobs around. great shots,even yours

Metal Mulisha
07-05-2008, 06:22 PM
Thats Awsome

sparkes3
07-05-2008, 07:30 PM
how long would we be out there

Cece
07-05-2008, 09:20 PM
Sue, those are phenomenal pictures!!!


Wow!!! Beautiful creatures...


:)

Moondog
07-05-2008, 10:18 PM
Awesome pics Sue[36] Like i said you have the best job in the world[36]

sobe
07-05-2008, 11:07 PM
Every time I look at one of your posts I smile. Thank you for sharing[cheers]

Bonesaw
07-06-2008, 03:55 PM
!!cool pics :)

Karli
07-06-2008, 08:15 PM
those are awesome pictures!!! I saw a pod of pacific white sided dolphins years ago on a trip to the island!!! it is an amazing experience .... thats great that you got to witness it!!!

Tha_Stepside
07-06-2008, 09:46 PM
sweet!!! if i could choose to be an animal, i would be a dolphin. They always look like they are having fun :)

Made.U.Look
07-06-2008, 09:47 PM
Great pics Sue....had them escort us on the Alaskan cruise last year beautiful sight :)

Mukaluk
07-07-2008, 09:05 PM
Great pics Sue....had them escort us on the Alaskan cruise last year beautiful sight :)

I've been hearing a lot of people seeing them on cruises up to Alaska... very cool! I hear the Alaskan cruise is wicked too... I have to do that one of these days...

MuddyWheeler
07-07-2008, 09:55 PM
Wow, great pic's. Thanks[cheers]