TGIF #14 and Whales!

Humpback Whale Tail

Humpback Whale Tail

We were @ Rincon de Guayabitos (there, I finally got the name right) during whale migration, so of course, many of us wanted to see the whales. The main “whale watching” tours were on a Mexican Party Boat, complete with very loud sound system & lots of teenage mexican staff in pink shirts- oh and a bar.

So our fearless leader negotiated a date & time when we “Canadians” (anyone who is not Mexican in Guayabitos is Canadian, including Germans) could enjoy a peaceful whale watching tour, with our own guide doing the honors (It was a little suspicious that the staff didn’t seem to know or care much about whales, but were very good at mixing drinks & dancing.)

We all get out to the boat (including our two nonagenarians) to find that the staff had not gotten the memo, and was regaling us w/margaritas, cervezas, and Mexican rap music sure to drive every self-respecting humpback to Antarctica. The problem was resolved after a few minutes, and we actually did see a pod of 5 whales much closer than is normal. More pix here.

OK, Friday fun, to start your weekend right:

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  2. Brad says:

    Okay – you left Puget Sound and the Strait to see whales in Mexico? And to void cerveza and Mexican Rap? Okay – I’ll buy that, I guess. Liked the links and thought you might like this one: http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/7267/attack-of-the-killer-pumpkins