San Diego | Calgary Family Photographer08.14.12

A couple of week’s ago we headed to San Diego for a little holiday.  My husband was attending a conference so the kids and I were left to explore on our own…staying just 90 steps from the beach (or so the condo marketing claimed:).  Needless to say we spent a fair amount of time on the beach…exploring for marine life – dead and alive; setting up a bakery and pho shop (cuz doesn’t every child make Vietnamese pho when at the beach); boogie boarding;…  The boogie boarding took a couple of days to happen due to the number of jellyfish washed up on the beach…even though he knows how many times I have been stung and I am still here:).  We then explored some of the local attractions – Safari Park, Birch Aquarium and the Zoo.  We missed Sea World this time as we had to head home for the dog.  We had a ton of fun and will definitely be doing that again…next time we will be taking bikes and exploring that way.

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Love how he is holding his arms…they are like this in a few.
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He was enjoying watching the life along the boardwalk.  Don’t blame him, there was always something to see:)
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The most we saw of Daddy as he had 14+ hour days:(._DSC0912a_DSC0967

No, no, no!

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This is child care for giraffe.  The little ones sit in formation like this so the adults can watch them easier…if only!!_DSC0961a

Take time to smell the flowers:)_DSC0984a

No pictures please!

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Posted this on FB but thought that I would share here too.  ”I hope nobody is watching”.

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Still a little worried:)
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Freezing…not really!_DSC1066a

Carefree!
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Shark egg sacks:)_DSC1203

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Touching sea urchins_DSC1244a

Trying to touch a fish_DSC1275a

After he succeeded:)_DSC1266a_DSC1267a

A speedier way to dinner which in the end was not as I ended up carrying her, the scooter and my camera.  Definitely need to work on her endurance!_DSC1306a

Downtime

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Komodo dragon and his deadly saliva…you know you have a boy when you know this stuff!_DSC1340aI know you have already seen this but it is a favourite!

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