Monday, July 25, 2011

Summer Vacation Trip Part 2

Saturday was a huge street fair and a local kids sandcastle event. We walked around and saw some of the creations.

Here is one of the more inventive kids creations. They used a lot of colored sand

Nathan enjoying the water, he just loves the sand and water.
Unfortunately, we never got to chance to really stop and play, it was SO crowded

Here's a good idea as to how many people were there. It was just as crowded on the streets

More of the kids creations

Saturday evening we went back to my aunts house to hang out with the family
There were 16 of us there. Thanks so much for coming guys, it was a nice evening.

Nathan and Gabe(my cousin Kristine's son)
They had a great time playing together
Sunday morning we went back to Imperial Beach to see the pro's at work. It was very impressive. I can't post all the pictures, I'll just post a few. The crowds were insane again, of course, and the tides were coming in fast, so we only saw two completely finished ones But it was worth it, we had a good time. Something to experience once. Here are a few pictures of the sculptures being made. Remember, these are all made of sand.

This was built up higher on the beach, we saw this being sculpted on Saturday

This was the only competition one we saw after the horn blew.
A very impressive one

The drive home was...less exciting. Only took us 5 1/2 hours, not bad considering it looked like this

1 comment:

Jen said...

I'm so glad you guys went and shared the pics because I'm hyperventilating just by seeing pictures of those crowds and traffic. Glad you had fun.