Dolphins R the best
position 10 53.310S 20 S 125 55.060E
Even less wind today if thats possible. Hardly a breath, not a
gasp nor even a pixies murmur.
Once under way again I noticed that the surface of the sea looks dusty- and in paces the dust becomes a more distinct layer of greenish algae and below the algae there are loads of krill of various shapes and sizes. If I had a net I could soon catch a good shrimp supper. While I was studying the dusty flat glassy water I noticed fins breaching off to starboard.
Soon the fins owners caught up with the boat and made for the bow where they played dodge the boat. It was a large pod of smallish dolphins- there were a dozen around the bow and another group jumping further ahead and yet another off to the side. They played around for at least 1/2 an hour before at a signal from the leader they all scootled off in search of a new game.
The dolphins aren't actually stripey- the sunlight is refracting through the ripples to make them look zebra like.