RT Day 6 San Diego 2

Dun Dun … Dun Dun

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Shamu Shamu We slept in then had a busy morning, we bought tickets online, canceled credit cards, washed laundry, ate breakfast, packed backpacks and packed coolers. Then we headed to SeaWorld.  IMG_0430
(8 people in a 7 passenger minivan)

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We got there right before the Shamu show and headed strat there.

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We got seats and waited a few minutes for the stadium to fill up then a killer whale came out.

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and they started doing crazy stuff and I started testing out the zoom.  IMG_0899

The show was about 20 minutes and I would guess that 8 minutes of it was awsome big fish jumping into the air and doing tricks. IMG_0908

The rest of the show was storyline about a kid wanting to be with whales and giant rotating video screens showing off. IMG_0922

“Yes you have 4 big TVs that move together, we get it now make the whales do stuff”

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After Shamu we went to watch sealions but the show was full so we saw the sharks.

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Then we went to the dolphin show and sat in the soak zone.

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A guy came out and warned us about how wet we would get and we tried to prepare for a good soaking.  P8030316
this was it, a few people right in the middle in the first couple rows got wet and the rest of us got hot and sunburned. The show was really cool though. There was a whole pile of dolfins jumping around.

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The show seemed a little longer then Shamu and when the fish were taking a break the acrobats came out and did crazy flips and dives and put on some sort of show about a girl in love with a dolfin or a bird or something, P8030322

i’m not sure there were lots of fliping and flying and us not getting wet.

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After the show we headed out to the parking lot and had lunch.

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It was a good lunch of sandwiches and easy cheese and all sorts of snacks in the shade.  IMG_0931

Then we went back in and watched the sea lion show and the kids all played at some Elmo playground thing.

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We saw the sealion show and some other fish then headed home. IMG_0946

It was a long day and we all had a great time but were exhausted. We had planned to go out for dinner but instead got some pizza, beer and ice cream.  IMG_0927

We laid around the house and ate and ate and ate. It was good relaxing nite and at some point I fell asleep on the floor. At 10 Heath woke me up so I could load the van.

We got all loaded said our byes and thanks and hit the road. I drove first and after getting gas and a large ice tea we headed up the coast to San Francisco.

I drove about half way and Pumpkin got pissed and through a fit so we stopped. Heath fed her and we calmed her down then KK drove. Pumpkin was still not happy and we had a rough night. KK drove us almost all the way to San Francisco and at like 5am we pulled into a Wal-Mart parking lot.

I got Pumpkin out and let her sleep on top of Heath. The rest of us all fell asleep in the lot for a few hours.

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