Exploring The Beaches and Tide-pools Around San Francisco

Yesterday my daughters and I spent the day at the beach exploring the tide-pools looking for abalone, sea-glass, seals, and any other interesting marine life we could find. I could walk the beaches all day and never get tired but we went nearing low tide (a couple of hours before sunset) so we could capture all of the beautiful creatures that live in the rocky tide-pools. It was an overcast day, but the weather was mild and the waves were huge. Several times I was caught off-guard trying to get a great shot and the waves washed up and over my rubber boots soaking me through to the skin, but it was well worth it; the treasures we found were amazing!

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