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Random Sunsets Around the World - Part 1, Pacific Islands - Sinking Low on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 10.09.2016 | Travel
Mike Arkus

This is the first in a series on sunsets - no commentary, just pictures, by no means exhaustive, just snapped and now chosen at random - not only of t...

No Need for Scuba to See These Creatures of the Sea - Section II, All Aboard for Whales and Dolphins: Animal Planet on the Looney Front, Part 14

Mike Arkus | Posted 01.17.2017 | Travel
Mike Arkus

You can often see whales and dolphins from fine vantage points atop cliffs and bluffs, and the plain shoreline. But if you really want to get up close...

Pointers, Please, for Spotting Wild Life: Mr. Magoo on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 12.09.2013 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Serendipity does sometimes smile upon me, and it did a few months ago when I was on a tossing, rolling tin motorboat on the roiling South Pacific off the Austral island of Rurutu in French Polynesia, looking for whales.