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whales; fin whales; Mediterranean Sea; Pelagos Sanctuary; filming; documentary

CHASING GIANTS IN THE BLUE - Part 3

CHASING GIANTS IN THE BLUE - Part 3

The weather was turning. The wind was picking up and the sea had become so choppy that it was impossible to see the blow of a whale. 

CHASING GIANTS IN THE BLUE - part 2

CHASING GIANTS IN THE BLUE - part 2

I was sitting in a zodiac in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, feeling that same sense of excitement I had felt in Antarctica earlier this year - intuitively knowing that our encounter with the fin whales was not over yet.

CHASING GIANTS IN THE BLUE - PART 1

CHASING GIANTS IN THE BLUE - PART 1

The swell started off calm, but then strange smoky clouds of a mystical orange hue began to roll in, masking the distant sky. A slight chop developed as a brisk wind picked up. I decided to put on my jacket, so I could sit more comfortably on the deck of ‘The Pelagos’ with my eyes glued to the horizon.