Today was the first day of our expedition. With the help of one of our favorite local La Paz vendors, we had an incredible experience here in the Sea of Cortez. We joined FunBaja on two of their vessels and went to a sea lion rookery to go snorkeling for the first time! Along the way, we stopped at a tiny island inhabited entirely of sea birds. After our adventure with FunBaja, we boarded National Geographic Venture and set sail to watch for marine life as we head to our next destination, eager to see what is in store for us tomorrow.
National Geographic Venture
Today culminated what it means to be in Baja California for those onboard National Geographic Venture . We woke up with the sun to interact with the residents of Los Islotes – hundreds of juvenile California sea lions, brown pelicans, and frigatebirds – by snorkeling and Zodiac cruising. After lunch, we anchored at Isla San Francisco for an afternoon of kayaking, paddleboarding, and hiking. To celebrate a fantastic voyage, we ended the night with a barbeque dinner around a beach bonfire.