Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Texas Trip Part 5: Sea World

This is a continuation of our vacation series :) 

Thursday, May 8th - Sea World 

We started our morning at Sea World by feeding the dolphins. AWESOME! 

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Papa got three trays of fish for $15, and shared them with us and the Deich family. 

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The kids really enjoyed touching the dolphins. 

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And so did Tim and I. 

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It was a rather warm and muggy day the day we were there, probably the warmest of all the days we were in Texas. 

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In spite of the heat, we had a lot of fun. 

We were able to meet Shamu.... 

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Ride a few rides…. 

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go round and round on the carousel…. 

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…. and spend quality time together. 

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One of the highlights for the day was eating lunch with Shamu. 

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It was an up front and personal experience with 3 of the Shamu whales and their trainers. 

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We enjoyed a buffet style lunch of jambalaya, ribs and chicken, macaroni and cheese, salad, lots of sweets and cookies. 

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We got to ask the trainers lots of questions and learned a lot about the whales. 

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In the end, the shows were the biggest highlights for the kids. Treyton loved the high divers, and Alexa loved the whales. It was a really great day. If you ask the kids what there favorite part of Texas is, they would probably say Sea World. 

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