They are truly amazing creatures. To be skimming through the water with about thirty of these wonderful marine animals playfully speeding along right beside you is a special moment. In front of the boat, darting underneath, across and around. It’s hard to tell who’s enjoying it more.
Then to witness all those other majestic creatures of the deep pounding up and down in and out of the ocean. I had joined one of the dolphin and whale surveys in San Juan del Sur. The program is an initiative of young marine biologist, Joelle De Weerdt. It’s run purely by volunteers with funds raised by Joelle to cover costs.
I must have seen at least fifty whales. That was until Joelle politely pointed out it was the same pod of four whales. It’s just that they reappeared at different locations. It’s an aquired skill to identify individual whales I soon learnt!
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