Monterey Bay

Dec 04, 2018 - National Geographic Venture

Sailing under the lights of the Golden Gate Bridge, National Geographic Venture began her journey southward towards Monterey Bay and the coastal spectacles of California. The anchor dropped early to provide ample time to explore all the seaside city has to offer: the world-famous Monterey Bay Aquarium with its exhibits emphasizing the local biodiversity of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, the fabled stories of Ed Ricketts and John Steinbeck’s Cannery Row, and the dramatic geologic features of Point Lobos.

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Alex Krowiak

Naturalist/Certified Photo Instructor

A childhood surrounded by the woods and streams of Pennsylvania initially sparked Alex’s curiosity about nature. That curiosity eventually led him to pursue degrees in biology and environmental studies at Boston College. During his time there he conducted research on carnivorous plants in Iceland and kelp forests in South Africa. Together these diverse experiences provided him with the background and passion to become a teacher. 

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