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The Most Humpbacks We’ve Ever Seen Bubble-net Feeding in One Group

We had the most amazing day last Friday, cruising from Tenakee Springs to Hoonah. Just outside of Tenakee Inlet we found ourselves in the midst of about 20 humpback whales. This is not the most whales we’ve seen in one spot, but it’s definitely the largest group we’ve ever seen…

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Provisioning for Our Trip Up the Inside Passage

This Costco shopping cart doesn’t look all that bad, considering we bought some stuff for the boat and some stuff for home! I thought I’d share with you some of our favorite Costco provisions, since I’m focused on this subject right now. Shelf-stable Organic Bake-at-Home (or bake-on-a-boat) Sourdough Bread. This stuff is…

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Kasaan | The Re-Dedication of Naay I’waans (the Chief Son-I-Hat Whale House)

Oral history indicates the Haida people have inhabited Haida Gwaii for over 17,000 years. Archeological findings have established habitation on the islands as far back as 13,700 years. Regardless of which number is correct, that’s over 100 centuries of cultural history, dating back beyond 10,000 BC. So when the Haida invite you…

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