Having just returned from CA I had to post about the amazing Elephant Seals we saw at the ocean near Hearst Castle outside of Cambria, CA. The seals return to this same beach every year. The females arrive in January to birth their calves. We saw many, many mother nursing their babes. The parents are brown and the new pups are all black. Many of the males were bloody from their fighting because apparently as soon as the babes are born the males are ready to hit it again so they fight over the MILF’s. And these males can weigh up to 2 tons – impressive! The hand out shared that the action really heats up around Valentine’s Day – when the real mating season begins. We all really enjoyed seeing the moms curled up with their pups. All the seals look dead on the beach – but they were just lounging.
Just a smattering of finds from the most recent California trip to share – some creepy, some pretty and some that made me long for fall. It was chilly there and made we want to pull out sweaters and boots. Then I returned home to 100 degrees. Damn Phoenix in September!
A few more items from the Pismo Beach travel trailer rally. Including cool designs I found and some fabulously handcrafted items.