S: CALIFORNIA DECEMBER 2010
1: Cabrillo Penninnsula Tidepools
3: Look what we found in the tide pools!
4: Little crabs were living in all the cracks in this rock wall.
5: shells of lobster tails
7: This creature was actually alive and moving, however, very , very slowly!
11: Fort Rosecrans National Cemetary
12: The San diego Zoo
13: Now that is some snake! | Catch that peacock, Mary!
16: Meeting the animals at the seal show
17: snack break
18: Ariel Tram Ride
21: Polar Bears
22: Some of the many animals we saw that day.
23: These two were" out for a walk." | We loved the palm trees.
24: The San Diego Zoo is one of the few zoos that has pandas. They were very cute, but they were also very sleepy.
26: ferocious felines
27: elephants anyone?
31: koalas! | We had a great time at the San Diego Zoo!
32: The USS Midway | We toured this ship, really a floating city. Although no longer in use, we were able to see how people used to lived on this ship.
33: This is where they hauled in the anchors. | As we walked through the different levels of the ship, we really noticed how tight and narrow everything was.
34: Mom posing with the captain | We all wore headphones that told us about each part of the ship as we toured. | Ruth and Mary try tying knots. | the anchor chains
35: in the ship's jail | one of the planes in the hanger of the ship | in the ship"s engine room
36: on the top deck of the ship
38: An Afternoon at the Beach Mission Beach San Diego California December 24, 2010
41: Sea World | dolphin pool | December 25, 2010
42: waiting for the whales
43: Shamu shows us his tricks
46: sweet and saucy seals
47: Dolphin Show
50: What a couple of fatties!
51: Onward from California to the Hoover Dam in Nevada.
52: viewing the Hoover Dam from the bridge
53: pictures taken on the Hoover Dam
54: view of the visitors' center from the dam | water levels on the Arizona side of the dam
55: Ruth and Mary goofing around in the visitors' center
56: Utah Canyon Lands