So many Minke whales!

Coming out of the harbor, I noticed the weather was incredibly mild in the bay.  It didn’t take long until we spotted the first Minke whale.  It seemed to be quite busy feeding, and dove for quite long, so getting a good look at it proved difficult.  All of a sudden, we spotted another Minke…

Minkes in the west

Today the weather was okay, but the whales were quite difficult to spot. However, after a long trip over the bay to the east, under the great Creek Mountains, we were able to spot at least two minke whales rather close together, feeding near Skerið, a reef that is often visited by the whales. On…

A second day of “bræla”

As predicted, a second day of rough seas and generally bad weather leaves us unable to go out.  It’s drizzling and quite chilly here inland, so the thought of going out doesn’t excite me quite as much as it usually would.  Hopefully it will clear up soon, but then again we’ve been quite lucky with…