One-Year Ago (23-January-2016) — Pacific Ocean

Gone to See the World. Semester at Sea Spring 2016 Voyage on the MV World Odyssey. Day 18: Crossing the Pacific Ocean.

We must be getting close to land — more seabirds have shown up. I don’t know the ID of this one. Somewhere east of Japan crossing the Pacific Ocean.

We must be getting close to land -- more seabirds have shown up. I don't know the ID of this one. View from the deck of the MV World Odyssey crossing the North Pacific Ocean from Hawaii to Japan. Image taken with a Fuji X-T1 camera and 55-200 mm lens (ISO 200, 156 mm, f/4.5, 1/950 sec). (David J Mathre)
We must be getting close to land — more seabirds have shown up. I don’t know the ID of this one. Image taken with a Fuji X-T1 camera and 55-200 mm lens (ISO 200, 156 mm, f/4.5, 1/950 sec). (David J Mathre)
We must be getting close to land -- more seabirds have shown up. I don't know the ID of this one. View from the deck of the MV World Odyssey crossing the North Pacific Ocean from Hawaii to Japan. Image taken with a Fuji X-T1 camera and 55-200 mm lens (ISO 200, 200 mm, f/4.8, 1/100 sec). (David J Mathre)
We must be getting close to land — more seabirds have shown up. I don’t know the ID of this one. Image taken with a Fuji X-T1 camera and 55-200 mm lens (ISO 200, 200 mm, f/4.8, 1/100 sec). (David J Mathre)

Author: David Mathre

I am a scientist by training (Eckerd College, BSc; Caltech, Ph.D.). I worked for 27 years as a Chemist in the Pharmaceutical Industry developing processes to manufacture medicines for human and animal health. I now spend my time as a photographer and world traveler. My interests in photography include the natural world, wildlife, landscapes, skyscapes, and seascapes. I have traveled to over 50 countries over the last 10 years, often on Semester at Sea voyages. While at home in New Jersey, I spend time on a home renovation project and expanding my wildflower garden/meadow.

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