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... drift away seemingly lying about discussing the latest gossip.
There is so much to see both inside and out.
The jellies are stunning to look at, the corals and anemones beautiful, the eels menacing and the sharks and rays just plain scary. I was leaning over one tank, full of sharks and rays, when a large ray started to splash and climb out of the tank just inches below me.
OK, I freaked. Even knowing they had had their deadly spikes cut off, ...
... seems useless as they do not really come out right The pictures do not reflect what your eyes can admire. It's incredible. We managed to see some sea elephants.. those things are huge! They just... lay on the beach.. sunbathe... and chill. That's the Cali way of life! Drove by Morro bay and Big Sur.. and got to Monterey in the evening. Why is it so cold im the evening here? We were freezing.. or.. I was! Time to go now.. more fun is coming my ...
... picking and choosing only the exhibits that we we were fussed about. Watching the penguins and sea otters being fed was cute, and we enjoyed being big kids in the touch section. After an hour or so we headed back into town and onto the main pier, where we had a drink on the sunny terrace. Chris sampled 5 different clam chowder tasters from the various restaurants trying to entice us in, none were that good! Wanting to take full advantage of the beautiful flat whilst in Monterey, ...
... how large they got before they’re released – some were a foot long already.
We stopped in Coos Bay, the Sea Lion Caves and Devils Churn where “the pounding waves churn the thunder in your bones.” The farther north we went, the rockier the shoreline got – soon there were very few sandy beaches.
Newport, OR: We stayed at the Agate Beach Inn. From our 6th floor balcony ...
... to see it because I read good things about it.
This was a great beach, but there were a lot of people there. But there were cool rock formations near shore and even some Cypress trees right near the beach. I stayed here a couple hours and then I had to drive home at the point. My drive home went smoothly overall.
My trip had plenty of magical birthday energy and success. Thanks God! I had a great birthday!