This morning began early for me with breakfast with Nowdla Keefe. She introduced me to a older native man who was eager to share stories of his encounters with dolphins and other memories of the ocean. An avid lobsterman in his time, I was very excited to hear his tales. I hope to join him for breakfast again before I leave…. Next stop: Water taxi to greet Ranaldo & Tanya, my guests from Dolphin Encounters. They seemed to have a good journey & I left them to settle into the apartment while I did the phone link with the aquarium. Then it was time for lunch & a dolphin trip. We first saw dolphins at 1730, including Lone Star (#56), Nemo (#76) and possibly the elusive Cleopatra (#41). The group size grew to at least 14 animals, but they were scattered & difficult to ID from the surface. Under water I was able to see Romeo (#10), Tina (#14), Swoosh (#36), Nemo (#76) and Leslie (#80). On our second water entry, I saw the same group plus Lil’ Jess (#35) and Lone Star (#56). We were back to the dock a bit early (1941), which meant we were able to have dinner at a nearly reasonable hour! More dolphin trips to come, Kel
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