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Andenes last day

Our last day in Andenes started good… we all got ready to go in the water and I actually jumped in too. In that instant there were no orcas though and I quickly realized that my drysuit was not dry. … Weiterlesen

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Andenes Day 5 – Daylight part

I think Day 5 was the most amazing among several amazing days. First we had once again wonderful colours in the sky, we saw the sun, saw whales, had snow storms in between and all that was much better than … Weiterlesen

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Andenes Day 4 – Whales are back

On day 4 we started out on the west coast and I was finally ready to jump in the water to get my UW-Orca picture. The first group that jumped actually saw a baitball with orcas but that was over … Weiterlesen

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Andenes Day 3 – No whales….

After having seen a lot of whales the day before on day 3 we were not as lucky. We saw some blow in the distance but no whales close to us. So what do you do when there are no … Weiterlesen

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Andenes Day 2 – Whales, whales, whales….

We went out early but knew that the sea would be a bit rough. Right out of the port I saw an orca follow us but we had to go out further to see one male orca swimming around a … Weiterlesen

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Norway again

Since I didn’t have any underwater orca-pics from last year I decided to come back this year. So yesterday evening I was back in Andenes. Weather forecast for this week was really bad last week so I had a deja-vue … Weiterlesen

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Last day…

And way too fast it was my last morning… fortunately there were no arrivals at the hotel that day so they kindly let me stay in my room till I had to go to the airport in the late afternoon. … Weiterlesen

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Another try at snorkelling with orcas

The next day was supposed to be much better with not a lot of wind and actually some clear skies. So we got up at 5 AM to leave at 6 AM. It was a bit romantic to be on … Weiterlesen

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Even stormier day…

Another day came and the rest of the group decided to try to go out by boat. But since it was rather dark and with the waves it would have been difficult to take whale-pics I decided to stay on … Weiterlesen

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Stormy next day

The next day we were not sure if we could go out or not. But finally we decided to try and we were able to stay out for 2 or 3 hours before the storm finally hit too strong so … Weiterlesen

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Whales, whales, whales

Sorry for not continuing sooner but the reason is that the next day I took nearly 750 pics and it takes time to sort through them to select a few. And I didn’t have that time. Or better said: I … Weiterlesen

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Trip to Andenes, Norway…

Well, so yesterday I got up early and took the train to Frankfurt. In the train I met Jürgen who is one of the other persons in our group. From Frankfurt we took the flight to Oslo where we arrived … Weiterlesen

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