To celebrate my dad‘s birthday over the weekend, my family and I went kayaking at Elkhorn Slough. Walter joined us, too, as an extended member of the family.
We rented kayaks at Kayak Connection. They had good gear, and the people were chill and helpful.
The kayaking was fun, but the wildlife was the real draw. The otters, shorebirds, seals, and other marine animals were used to people, so they let us get surprisingly close.
It was particularly cool to see otters use rocks to crack open crab shells and pelicans dive bomb to catch fish. The seals, on the other hand, just sat around and honked. I guess they didn’t feel like performing for us.
Happy Birthday, Dad!