Sunday, July 6, 2008

Weekend edition: having a whale of a time

On Sunday my wife and I walked from Bronte to Maroubra with a coffee at Coogee.

There was about 15 people on the headlands above Maroubra Beach with binoculars and a telescope. They were watching a large group of humpback whales.

The whales were the better part of a mile offshore and if you looked carefully the most that someone with my deficient eyesight could see was spray from their blowhole.

Here is a much magnified photo. It’s a smudge – but hey I am excited!

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