At Sea Approaching Samoa

May 17, 2018 - National Geographic Orion

Our second day at sea brought us within sight of American Samoa as we continued our transit on to Samoa.  Our day was filled with presentations, seabirds, and flying fish, and most importantly a ceremony of crossing the date line filled with marvelous music.  Kura Happ blew our minds with her island vibes as we entered tomorrow.

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Mike Greenfelder

Undersea Specialist

Mike learned early on that the best way to escape Ohio was to become a marine biologist.  During college at Wittenberg University he attended a semester at Duke University's Marine Lab — that time only confirmed his love for all things oceanic and maritime.  After graduation, Mike promptly moved to Catalina Island in California where he taught marine biology to school kids.  Since 1999, Mike has been working and traveling chasing his three loves: marine critters, photography, and birds.

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