Magdalena Bay – Lopez Mateos

Jan 30, 2020 - National Geographic Venture


Today we awoke in the port of San Carlos. From there we bused into the gray whale capital of Baja California, Lopez Mateos. This sleepy town is the epicenter of gray whale watching, and so there was no better place to be as we embarked on pangas and headed off to spend some quality time with these beautiful animals.

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Kayvon Malek

Undersea Specialist

In 2011 Kayvon’s life changed when he took his first breath underwater. After signing up for a SCUBA course on a whim while studying at the University of California, Santa Cruz he soon shifted his major and focus in life. He graduated in 2015 after studying Environmental Studies and Biology, focusing on marine conservation. By that time, he was an AAUS certified Scientific Diver aiding in field research, a NAUI Divemaster, and had begun working at the Monterey Bay Aquarium sharing the wonder of the ocean that captivated him four years prior.

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