Saturday, 21 February 2015
I spent 2 nights in telegraph Cove en route to and from Hanson Island. It's a neat little gathering of cabins centred around a wooden boardwalk that was formerly a lumber mill and salmon saltery. I had to grab these photos on an overcast drizzly early morning just before leaving. I plan go back, hopefully for more boatrides. Horizon.
Wednesday, 18 February 2015
I feel very fortunate to have visited Paul Spong and the Orcalab on Hanson Island earlier this year. It is a land based research station, that studies whales around the Johnstone Straight and the Inside Passage off of northern Vancouver Island. Paul conducted early research on communicating with whales in the 1960's, and moved to Hanson Island in 1970 to continue his studies of whales in the wild. I saw some incredible things from the observation deck that afternoon, and had a chance to walk around the bay a bit at low tide. Spinner.