Bob Bowers

Gray Whale in Laguna Ojo de Liebre, Baja California (photo by Bob Bowers)

Petting Baby Whales in Baja California, Mexico

A two-thousand pound newly-born gray whale lifted her head a foot from our panga, presenting an irresistible petting opportunity.  I was one of six passengers on that side of the shallow boat, and together with the other five, reached out and stroked Read More

Mexico's Wintering Monarchs will Land on your Hand (photo by Bob Bowers)

The Monarchs of Mexico’s El Rosario Biosphere Preserve

My wife and I had just finished a simple breakfast of juice, pan dulce and coffee in Angangueo, a small village in Mexico’s central mountains.  The early February air at 8,300 feet is chilled, suggesting we add a layer or two before heading to El Read More