Monday, August 14, 2006

Going on an elephant seal hike

This weekend we went to Ano Nuevo State Reserve and hiked out to see the elephant seals. Kelton did a great job hiking, and daddy did a great job carrying Kelton when he didn't want to hike in the same direction that we did. Kelton even enjoyed the trail itself. Here he is selecting pieces of the trail to give to daddy.
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Sometimes Kelton gets tired of wearing his hat, so he tries on daddy's for size.

Along the trail is a shelter with information about the seals and Kelton enjoyed exploring the exhibit and the building.
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We finally made it to the beach with the seals. David was talking with the ranger and Kelton was trying to get loose and run around. The seals are in the background looking like fuzzy boulders.

After the hike to the beach Kelton was pretty tired so David ended up carrying him most of the way back to the point where we parked the stroller. Kelton then fell asleep on the rest of the walk back and had a nice 90min nap in the car. Afterwards we had a well-earned meal in Half Moon Bay.