But on our way we decided to stop by LaJolla to see the seals that reside on the beach. Once again I must repeat how gorgeous this part of the country is! I will let the pictures tell the story, but Bug was pretty excited when we parked and immediately heard the barking of seals!
We headed home early afternoon because Alex had begged to try out the water slides at the hotel. Some of you may know that it was only at the ripe old age of 6 that my child went down a "regular" slide by himself for the first time. So to hear him say he wanted to do the water slides i wasn't sure he would follow through. Honestly, I tried to weasel my way out a few times as the air temp was in the low 70's and the pool temp was around 80. Not heated to my liking for sure! But as Alex was sure to tell us al week, "it's MY make a wish". So we deaccessed his port, put on bathing suits and headed to the ice pool! There are no pics of Alex going down the slides bc I was too busy freezing my butt off to take pictures, but one thing is for sure. All our swimming at Mimi's this summer paid off. Bug started on the small slide After a few times of me catching him, he started going down by himself and swimming to the side. So I was able to get out of the cold pool for a few minutes. Then he decided to brave the big waterslides. They were 3 flights of stairs up and curved down through the trees. They were really fun. Alex and I went down them probably 10 times. I would go first and then be at the bottom to catch him when he came down. After that we raced upstairs to a warm shower! Friday ended with our only "nice" dinner out.
The big slides
The small slide
All in all another great day!