I'm always amazed by the throngs of tourists flocking to Pier 39, and the only time I really "get it" is when I am actually there. Everyone is having a good time, and the festive atmosphere is catching. And then there are those spectacular sea lions basking, barking, and belching on the floating docks. If you get lonely for them when you return home, you can always watch them in the video below or watch what the sea lions are doing right NOW via webcam.
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video ©2013 Carole Terwilliger Meyers