Palomar San Diego, A Kimpton Hotel
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... the same can be said for any animal in captivity. It just seems sadder, I think, when the creatures are as awe-inspiring as the orcas. I was excited that we managed to see some sea otters (finally!). If you've read my Monterrey entry, you'll know I've been keen to see the funny little things for a while. It was feeding time and they were shaking their lunch out of little balls with holes in them, submerging them, somersaulting, and tossing them about ...
... in which views of the city were shown in bits and pieces. Foremost among my recollections of the place is the mystery of why I, like a lot of people, seem to like the place so much. It is small and does not have a ton to offer. The markets and stores are small and basic. The food options are limited. There are only a few main bars and clubs and restaurants in town. There is not a very active culture of arts and entertainment. The main basis of the ...
... definitely had the tastiest!
There were only a few hours of daylight left, but we decided to do a bit of relaxing and headed to the nearby cinemas to check out The Amazing Spiderman. It was a good excuse for some simple mindless fun, but probably won’t require a repeat viewing. And after four days of convention-going and extreme tourism, we just decided to skip dinner and call it a ...
... in itself was very interesting but was made even more-so by a visit from several dolphins (although sadly I didn't get any photographs), a whole gathering of lazy sea-lions (again, no decent photographs), and a low flying pelican (now that I did get in camera).
After the cruise came Old Town, San Diego - known as the birthplace of California, mainly because it's been around for a long time. It's a very Mexican place, from the style ...
... harbor all the way along the water till I got to the USS Midway which is an ex US aircraft carrier. It’s now used as a floating museum with artifacts and info on its missions whilst in operation.
I mainly spent the day just walking aimlessly just taking in the sights and surroundings. I didn’t really have any plans in San Diego I just thought I’d come down and see the city as I heard a lot about it. The rest of the afternoon was spent chilling ...
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