Be still my beating heart …

"hmmm ... that one looks tasty"

Did you know that it’s not so much blood that sharks go for, as a fluttering heartbeat?  They sense the flutter, and interpret it (rightly) as weakness.  The above isn’t on zoom by the way … they really were that close.  I was rather glad to be in a cage (and thank God I hadn’t yet seen this …!).

Anyway:  an amazing adventure.  Even the boat trip out to the cage and back (it was anchored about 5 miles out into the Pacific) was a thrill, and with amazing views (below).  Right at the bottom:  the tranquil scene at dawn, just as we set out from the harbour.

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Haleiwa Harbour


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