Queen Charlotte City and Old Masset

May 11, 2019 - National Geographic Sea Lion

We motored into the harbor and approached Albion Dock on a beautiful, cool, clear morning in Queen Charlotte. It was calm in port, and the numerous work and pleasure vessels on the docks reflected in the glassy water. We started our day by loading onto busses to make the 90-kilometer trip to Old Masset to observe master Haida carvers and artists at their trade. It was a beautiful drive along the coast, and we sighted four or five grey whales slightly offshore. What a treat! A fun-filled day of art, dance, traditional food, and a brisk walk through a place of natural beauty in Haida Gwaii.

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Robyn Wilson

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Robyn was born and raised in Miami, Florida. Her favorite pastime in her youth was spending time on or near the oceans, either on the beautiful beaches of Miami or on boats in the surrounding waters. She became certified to scuba dive at the age of 16 and was profoundly enamored with the ocean deep, a passion that has endured throughout her life. She remains an avid advanced and rescue scuba diver. At the age of 20 Robyn embarked on a lifetime of professional and pleasure worldwide sailing adventures. Hiking and camping in the wilderness anywhere in the world, but especially the beautiful Pacific Northwest, has also always been a healthy obsession of hers.

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