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... kayak and they said we could change anytime to that if we wanted to.
The next 3 hours went by pretty quickly as we paddled around the kelp forests and saw so many seals and sea otters. The water was so calm in the morning with no waves and the sun hadn't gotten too hot yet either. There was one sea otter with its baby just swimming around...then the baby got curious and came closer but the mummy otter grabbed him and swam away from us!
At one point I was just ...
... nice!! If this was their first night together, what the rest of their time was like together, who knows. Waking up on our first morning in Cervantes the wind was whistling already and l was keen to play a round of golf in the afternoon, but decided to go for a coastal run to explore the area. Tara stayed in bed whilst I worked up a sweat and enjoyed a tough as nails 7 or 8km soft sand beach run. By the time I returned to the camper, the weather was closing in but Tara was adamant ...
... has been very little rain here when you drive by the San Luis Reservoir where you see the blue water and the striations of earth above the water that show where the water used to be. In fact, it looks like the water used to come up to almost the highway. And, our resident water conservationist, Dick, estimates that the reservoir is down probably billions of gallons of water! :))) Will blog next from Fresno! Will say hi to Lily from all! ...
Found an amazing restaurant called Rocky Point (10 miles south of Carmel) for lunch and took a reasonable walk.
Arrived to San Simeon and booked into our worst hotel ever. Completely soulless and no facilities. Cheered ourself up by going to the beach but too dangerous to swim so just paddled.
Went back up the road to see the Elephant Seals on the beach - crazy animals. They are so ...
... sit there and look at it all day.
We are booked for an official elephant seal tour in two days time but we've been given a hot tip that there is a good place to stop on this part of the drive to catch a peek of the big smelly beasts. OK, well apparently we probably might as well cancel our 'tour' since there are more elephant seals here at such a close distance that I have ever seen in my life.
Next stop was a quick stop ...