Vacation 2009 - Part 12

May 17, 2009


This is part 12 of my 2009 vacation. On Sunday May 17, 2009, we went to SeaWorld with my niece Jessica, my sister Lily, my brother-in-law Arman, and my nephews Alex and Daniel. We had a wonderful time.


Daniel, Alex, Lily, Arman. [01]

Emma, Shamu, Hannah. [02]

Peter, Raelani, Shamu, Cora. (Kamina wanted nothing to do with this!) [03]

Peter, Raelani, Emma, Cora, Kamina, Hannah. [04]

Petting the rays. This was cool! [05]

Petting the rays. [06]

Petting the rays. [07]

Peter, Raelani. [08]

Cora, Kamina, and Moray eels. [09]

I have no idea who these people are. [10]

Cora, Emma, Hannah. [11]

Peter, Raelani, Hannah, Cora. [12]

Dork. [13]

Cora, Hannah, Kamina, Emma, Alex, Peter, Raelani. [14]

Columbine, a personal favorite. bz. [15]

Emma and Cora getting ready to watch the whale show. [16]

The whale show was really quite amazing. [17]

The whale show was really quite amazing. [18]

This guy did a great job of keeping the audience entertained before and during the sea lion show. [19]

"Sea Lions Live", a take-off on Saturday Night Live. [20]

"Sea Lions Live", a take-off on Saturday Night Live. [21]

"Sea Lions Live", a take-off on Saturday Night Live. [22]

Kamina doesn't have time for such nonsense. [23]

Kamina enjoys a Shamu ice cream. On the way to the airport two days later she was mumbling something about pink Shamu bagels, but I don't think she was fully awake...! [24]

Peter, Raelani. [25]

Raelani. [26]

Raelani. [27]

Kamina, still working on that ice cream. [28]

Cora, with sharks overhead. [29]

Cora and Kamina at the manatee exhibit. [30]

Jessica, Alex, Arman, Daniel. [31]

Aunt Lily really knows how to pack a lunch. [33]

She even remembered olives for Hannah. Hannah loves olives. [32]

Jessica, Raelani, Cora. [34]

Everyone was very hungry! [35]

Everyone was very hungry! [36]

Cora and Kamina went into the net climb while I watched Raelani. Cora then sent me a text message "up and to your right". [37]

Cora, Kamina. [38]

Kamina, Cora. [39]

Kamina and Cora watched the Beluga whale. [40]

Cora tried to convince Kamina to climb in these mock polar bear dens, but Kamina refused. [41]

Me and my granddaughters. [42]

Kamina feeding the ducks with uncle Arman. [43]

Getting ready for the evening dolphin show. [44]

Getting ready for the evening dolphin show. [45]

The setting for the evening dolphin show. [46]

Dolphin jumping over trainer. Nice show, but very short. [47]

Mommy, I'm tired. [48]

Babies are exhausted and so is their mother. [49]

Next day, back at Ida's house...Kamina and "Princess". [50]

Raelani and her great-grandma Dee. [51]

Raelani and her great-grandma Dee. [52]

Raelani and her great-grandma Dee and her grandpa Bill. [53]

Four generations. [54]

Me with my mom, my daughters, and my granddaughters. [55]

Manuel, Emma, Ida, Bill, Raelani, Dee, Cora, Kamina, Peter, Hannah, Jessica. [56]

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