Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Watery Wednesday, Outdoor Wednesday, SkyWatch Friday / Orca Whales

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Orca Whales in Resurrection Bay, Gulf of Alaska USA.
June 20, 2011...

We had the joy of seeing SO many of them frolicking in the sea!

...and, the scenery was spectacular!

...just cruising along!

31 comments:

Ashley Sisk said...

Oh wow - that's incredible. I've never seen anything that close before.

Riet said...

Oh my goodness great shots, that is wonderful.

Cecilia Artista said...

Wow - lucky you! I wish I was there!

LV said...

We tried to see these on my one and only trip to your great county. They just were not in the mood to perform at that time.

Photo Cache said...

the scenery is indeed spectacular.
My WW is here

Kate said...

I have always wanted to see the Orcas! What beautiful country. Great shots.

Karen said...

Whale sightings are quite spectacular. Great shots.

SquirrelQueen said...

Great shots Carolyn! Isn't that a fun cruise? The first time I saw Orca Whales in the wild was also in Resurrection Bay.

Marlee said...

Incredible! It is a dream of mine to go whale watching in Alaska. Maybe one day!

chubskulit said...

Beautifully captured!

Anticipating for Water is my entry, hope you can visit, thanks!

Rick said...

Great captures Carolyn (it can be tough to spot and focus on them in the second or so that you have) ! And quite a number of them together - most I've ever seen was 2 at a time.

Jan n Jer said...

Awesome shots...lucky you!

Spiderdama said...

Wow, lucky you to see this! Great photos and moment.

Tammie Lee said...

so wonderful!!

Linda Makiej said...

Wonderful shot for watery Wednesday!! :)

Irene said...

Gorgeous shots! Never seen them live, you are lucky!

Irene

EG Wow said...

What a treat!

Sylvia K said...

Fantastic captures, Caroline!! Isn't it wonderful to actually see these incredible creatures!! Thanks for sharing! Hope you have a great weekend!


Sylvia

Carver said...

What fun to spot the whales!

Liz said...

Perfect timing! Happy sky watching.

Liz @ A Simple Life

Modern Mom said...

How cool! It must have been so exciting to watch.

Joyful said...

Beautiful whale capture.

Jidhu Jose said...

awesome shots
happy SWF

Kim, USA said...

Oh my gush this is so awesome!! Thanks for sharing!

SWF

Indrani said...

It must be thrilling to have sighted it.
Great captures.

Arija said...

What a thrill, I watched them frolic on the ferry from Victoria to Vancouver.

eileeninmd said...

Great sightings of the whales. I woul be excited to see them too.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Wow!! What a great trip. We really want to go to Alaska, maybe next summer.

Linnea said...

They really put on a show for you! Nice captures!

James said...

Totally spectacular! It must be amazing to see whales in the wild especially when your surrounded by such beautiful scenery.

JO said...

I didn't had as much luck as you did... great shots!

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