Friday Harbor and Jones Island

Sep 27, 2018 - National Geographic Sea Bird

We spent a beautiful morning in the quaint town of Friday Harbor. We visited the whaling museum and spent time exploring the shops and restaurants along the waterfront. After a quick sail during lunch, we arrived at Washington’s Jones Island State Park where we hiked, kayaked, and tried stand-up paddleboarding. The mild, sunny fall weather made exploring the island all the better.

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Amy Malkoski

Naturalist/Expedition Diver

Amy was raised near Cape Cod in coastal Marion, Massachusetts, and her relationship with the ocean and nature has always been an active one. Her parents, avid divers and marine biologists, introduced her to the underwater world when she was very young and she grew up participating in as many water-related activities as possible. Amy spent her summers sailing and exploring intertidal areas of Buzzards Bay. At age 12 she became a certified diver and is now a divemaster with the National Association of Underwater Instructors (NAUI). In high school her passion for nature and art developed into a love of photography, using the medium to share her explorations with others. 

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