Courtney Lauder

Traveling to the Pacific Northwest was an amazing experience that I will never forget. 
Observing the grace and majesty of wild killer whales brought tears to my eyes. 
Watching enormous dorsal fins fading into the sunset under a full rainbow was a beautiful and breathtaking experience. 
This trip opened my eyes to the delicate balance the ecosystem maintains, between ocean, land, plants,
and animals and how we must protect and respect this cycle.  From the temperate rainforests to the rocky coasts,
the Pacific Northwest radiates with life and natural beauty that should not be taken for granted. 
Watching marine mammals in their natural habitat was a magical experienceó
I only wish that everyone could share this experience with me.  CYH!

Courtney Lauder

 

 

 

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