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Socorro Trip Report: Lots of Humpback Whales!


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#1 underwatercolours

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Posted 25 April 2011 - 07:40 AM

I just got back from a trip to Revillagigedos Archipelago (the Socorro Islands). I've been there many times before, but on this trip we had many more humpback whale encounters than ever before, so I wrote a trip report...

http://www.underwate...rip_report.html

I hope you enjoy it!

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Posted 25 April 2011 - 09:21 AM

Congrats on an awesome trip Bonnie. The shots with the humpbacks and the dolphins is just spectacular!

Did I follow the report correctly? 3 days of diving at the islands?

Wonderful report Bonnie, thanks for sharing the great time with us. :)

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Posted 25 April 2011 - 10:51 AM

Did I follow the report correctly? 3 days of diving at the islands?


Thanks Steve. It was five full days of diving, not counting the day we did the checkout dive (I just added some day notes to the report). Wish I could have just stayed at Roca for another week!

Edited by underwatercolours, 25 April 2011 - 11:10 AM.


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Posted 25 April 2011 - 11:16 AM

AWESOME! Great report and pics. I am soooo jealous!

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Posted 25 April 2011 - 02:10 PM

The Humpback's and Dolphin's shot is just incredible.
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Posted 25 April 2011 - 10:29 PM

Wow! Thanks for the report.. definitely shoots Socorro high up on our list of places to go now.
Loved the images, esp. the mother and child (image 78 on the album), and the sleeping white tips (image 91)
for composition. Thanks!
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Posted 02 May 2011 - 10:34 AM

It's not a word I use much, but...

awesome is the only one to use!

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Posted 02 May 2011 - 09:17 PM

The shots with the humpbacks and the dolphins is just spectacular!


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