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Today was a beach day. We headed back into the city to explore Coronado Island, which sits in the San Diego Harbor. To get to the island you need to cross over a beautiful, long bridge that rises high over the harbor and gives the passengers an amazing view of the city. We were fortunate to find on street parking and the beach was relatively empty (at least compared to New England standards). So we threw some towels and bathing suits into a bag and headed ...
... than we initially thought. We could only find beds of tiny ones, or little clams. Not fair sized ones :( But we still had a fun time, and I sampled some Hawaiian barbecue food, very interesting. That evening the boys went fishing and I went shopping with Tori, and we picked up Thai food on the way back home.
That evening we stayed at Dom and Tori's place and then spent the next morning doing laundry and preparing for the next few days on the road.
We spent the day at San Diego where the prime reason was to visit the USS Midway Museum which is one of America's largest serving aircraft carriers from 1945 to 1992 and also home to the Navy's Top Gun fighter school. It was the only carrier to serve the entire length of the Cold War and beyond.
The ship is now berthed in downtown San Diego and it is a lovely monument showcasing the ...
... of the campus with Sadie greeting all the students that needed a fury fix. Hannah wants to work in synesthesia, a phenomenon in cognitive neurology which is very interesting.
As I understand it, this is a rare condition when the senses cross and people feel colors or smell colors.
Once dismissed as people imagining this sensation, ...
... before heading back to what we thought was a whole evening of packing. However, we realised that going to LA the next day was not the best idea...considering I had a breakdown after our last encounter with the traffic, I'm sure Friday nights would've have caused a full on melt! Mark and Cathy very kindly offered for us to extend our stay, so after picking up our new car on Friday, we went back and cooked dinner to say thank you and planned our next adventure up the ...