Northern Resident Orcas, BC

Creature Feature - British Columbia’s Killer Whales

CREATURE FEATURE: British Columbia’s Killer Whales

We at SKA have witnessed, played with and wondered at British Columbia’s whales for 25 years on our tours. You truly can’t find these whales anywhere else on earth… and here’s why.

Chocolate Clams of Baja California Sur

Nicknamed “Baja’s seafood candy”, chocolate clams (almejas chocolatas) are the delightfully named shellfish specialty of this beautiful peninsula. Their scientific name is Megapitaria squalida, with their common name resulting from their brown color (rather than having a chocolate flavor).

Gray whale watching tours in Baja

Top 10 Things You Need to Know about Baja’s Gray Whale Season

So, you’re thinking of heading to Baja to see the gray whales this year. You may be looking forward to escaping sub-zero temperatures and digging your feat into sugary sand. You may be looking forward to fresh seafood, snorkeling with tropical fish or sipping on a cocktail.

Creature Feature: Northern Resident Orcas

We at SKA have witnessed, played with and wondered at British Columbia’s whales for 25 years on our tours. You truly can’t find these whales anywhere else on earth… and here’s why.

Creature Feature: Gray Whale

Species: Eschrichtius robustus 

Likelihood of encountering this species: Extremely often (during season) on Magdalena Bay Whale Camp and San Ignacio Lagoon Whale Camp trips

Fun Facts About Gray Whales

Skies are Open for U.S. Flights to Cuba

It’s not just the tropical sun that’s beating against Cuba’s tarmac: commercial U.S. airlines now have the opportunity to touch down on the island. On August 31st, JetBlue took off from Florida’s Fort Lauderdale and landed in Santa Clara, Cuba in a landmark flight. For the first time in over half a century, U.S. airlines have begun regular direct service flights to Cuba.