Of course, we couldn't go to Cali without going to the beach. The beaches on Monterey Bay are absolutely gorgeous, though I wouldn't complain if they were about 10 degrees warmer. But it's the beach! Who doesn't love the beach?
Emma, apparently. The sand was dirty and the water was cold, both of which led to tears. She spent most of her time like this:
But after a couple of days of talking her off the towel, we got her to go into the water (but only if one of us was holding her):
Madeline was unfazed by the beach:
Though she spent much of her time like this:
or like this:
(In case you couldn't tell, Maddie is that little white hat sticking out of the yellow blanket and blue towel.) Yes, it was cold, but despite the chilly temperatures, we had a swimmingly good time!