Wallis Island

May 31, 2018 - National Geographic Orion

Our second day of exploring Wallis and Futuna began with National Geographic Orion entering the barrier reef into the gorgeous lagoon that surrounds the main island of Wallis. For the morning we explored the land side of Wallis and the afternoon the water side. From an archaeological site, to the smiling faces, to the great corals, and the beautiful beach, Wallis was diverse and fantastic.

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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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