Chesney says he’s never seen me so chipper so early in the morning. Usually I’m a troll at this hour (second part are my words, not his, don’t worry). But it’s a special occasion! Today we’re swimming with WHALES! Tonga is one of the few places in the world where this is possible. From July to October every year, families of humpback whales make their way south to Antarctica, passing through this part of the pacific with their new babies.