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Travel Blogs from El Cajon
... the host. When we got back to the youth center, we had the most efficient fire line for our bags, thanks to Ali killing it with taking everything out. Clean laundry then arrived (opps I was suppose to it with them) and we headed inside to get settled. Playing ping pong, foosball, & pool, we entertained ourselves and even had a wicked awesome dance party! Many people were pretty tired from the day and as people trickled in, more people ...
... to see everything, at the beginning of the day when we got in the gates we tried to look over the map and see all the things we wanted to see and skip all the others. Overall the San Diego zoo wasn't as good as I was expecting, I'm not sure if it's because I had high expectations of it being the best in the world but I didn't agree and was a little underwhelmed. Some of the enclosures made it hard to see the animals which ...
... when they were finished we all went to check out what they had got with the "gun"-- turned out it was a Shrimp Gun and they had quite a few little shrimp that they were going to now go fishing with. They did say some eat the shrimp but they don't-- they just use them as bait. Always a good day when you learn something new. After lunch at the beach we went next door to a pool at the Bahia that has two harbour seals, Billy and Gracie, ...
... s lemonade with water which was funny.
We returned to the hotel and then went to see the pool. This was on the 6th floor of the hotel overlooking the city. It was great. Boys swam and we sat in the hot tubs. This is getting quite a habit now.
Another long day traveling and a complete contrast yet again to everywhere we have been. My first impressions of San Diego is that it is very relaxed and anything goes. Think I'm gonna like it here a ...
... dolphins, and had 3 different Grey Whale encounters. A couple of cool facts about Grey Whales that we learned:
- Grey Whales do not sleep like humans do. They go into a short state of sleep by shutting down just half of their brain, while staying awake enough to surface to breath.
- The only natural predator of Grey Whales is the ...
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