Maui – Whale Watching

Whale breech post splashCan you ever see too many whales? Well for Judi and I, the answer is definitely, a huge “No”. When working for Princess Cruises, I completed two seasons of Alaska Cruising and subsequently we have completed about 6 Alaska cruises, so we have seen many, many whales. However, on arriving on Maui, a whale watching trip was still one of the activities at the top of the agenda.

The middle of April is close to the end of the Hawaiian season, as many whales have already started the migration to the Alaskan feeding grounds. We selected Pacific Whale Foundation out of Maalaea Harbour, as they provide a complimentary cruise, if no whales are sighted during your cruise.

We are happy to report that we didn’t receive a complimentary cruise. Check out the following photos of our whale sightings.

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The Brute Mark II Has Arrived

New F350 Dually from front Prior to departing on our recent round the world flights and world cruise, we had a dilemma. What to do with our truck? We didn’t want to park it outside the house for 9 months and as a single rear wheel F-350, it was borderline for towing our Redwood. Selling the old truck seemed like the simple solution, but !!! The problem being, how do we offload a fairly specialised truck before leaving, get summer pricing on a new one and have it delivered just before our scheduled return in December.

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