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“Why do sea lions “haul out” (video)?”

“Why do sea lions “haul out” (video)?”

The sea lions in the photo below were hauled out before we flushed them… …into the water. I was working as a biological technician on an Exxon-Valdez oil spill recovery project in Prince William Sound and the Gulf of Alaska. I won’t get in to the gloom and doom of the spill itself,rather, the inspiration … Continue reading

Aurora borealis and Orionid meteor in Alaska

Aurora borealis and Orionid meteor in Alaska

Another phenomenal shot of the northern lights with a meteor from the Orionid shower this past weekend shared by the Aurora Borealis Network.  The photo was taken by Debra Smallwood of North Pole. If you enjoyed this post please share it, like us on Facebook,  Tweet with us, you can also Join my Circles. Always … Continue reading

View Polar Bear’s at Barrow, Alaska

View Polar Bear’s at Barrow, Alaska

At Barrow, Alaska polar bear’s will congregate on a a whale carcass occasionally. Bowhead whales are hunted for subsistence by Inupiaq hunters. Many of the bowhead’s are caught in spring on the ice. Sometimes a carcass will makes it way on shore because the ice sheet the remains were on melts on land.  Within a … Continue reading

Six Reasons to travel with ExploreDreamDiscover

Six Reasons to travel with ExploreDreamDiscover

Happy World Tourism day from ExploreDreamDiscover! We draw from personal experience.  The destinations we offer are picked from among many locations where we have personal travel experience.  This means we bring you the best possible options for an exclusive cultural or wildlife experience.  The pictures in this website…I took them. We know the countries we … Continue reading

Salmon swimming up the highway in Alaska…

Salmon swimming up the highway in Alaska…

Heavy fall rains swelling Alaska’s rivers. Photo credit: Jackson Kinnen Flood waters recede in Talkeetna Rising water threatens historic town’s business district By RICHARD MAUER and CASEY GROVE Anchorage Daily News Published: September 22nd, 2012 08:49 AM Last Modified: September 22nd, 2012 09:01 AM As morning dawned on Talkeetna, it was clear the flood water … Continue reading