Dwarf Minke Whales and their hero Dr. Alastair Birtles aboard Mike Ball Spoilsport

The Minke Whale Project’s Dr Alastair Birtles is aboard Mike Ball’s Spoilsport. Sharing his knowledge as we swim with Dwarf Minke Whales on the beautiful Ribbon Reefs, Great Barrier Reef

The Dwarf Minke Whales are on the Ribbon Reefs Great Barrier Reef

As a senior scuba woman I am aboard Mike Ball’s Spoilsport. I am on the Ribbon Reefs, Great Barrier Reef in July to swim with the Dwarf Minke Whales

Doctor Alastair Birtles: The Hero I Didn’t Know I Had

On a recent trip to the Ribbon Reefs for a swim with the Dwarf Minke Whales expedition, I met the lead researcher for the Dwarf Minke Project, Doctor Alastair Birtles. He became my hero overnight….and the PADI Blog agreed with me. Read about my encounter with the Dwarf Minke Whales and the very special Dr.Continue reading “Doctor Alastair Birtles: The Hero I Didn’t Know I Had”