Sunshine and Whales

This morning we got up and it wasn’t raining!* After a week of rain this was really something to be celebrated. Though I m not sure why I was surprised that it was raining there is something about me heading to Jervis Bay that brings the rain. We have been coming down here for nearly 20yrs now since Mum & Dad bought the house around the corner in Vincentia and at a very rough anecdotal guess it rains at least 70% of the time that I visit. Honestly, it doesn’t seem to matter what season it is if I am there it rains!

Today the sun came out so we took the opportunity to get outside. Right now is the beginning of the whale migration season with the whales heading north for the warmer waters to have babies. Jervis Bay itself is a sanctuary for the whales on both legs of the journey and they sometimes have babies in the bay itself. They can often be seen inside the heads just playing around and relaxing because they know it is a safe place to rest and they bring the baby whales in as well so they know it is a safe haven on their long journey. Continue reading