I had a conference in Monterey at the end of October, so we packed up Calvin and roughly half of our wordly possessions and hit the road. We spent the first night in Santa Barbara, and Calvin got to explore a new beach:

Then we headed up to Monterey – we tacked on a couple extra days to my conference to make a little vacation out of it. We scored guest passes to the Aquarium (thanks so much, Kim!) and Calvin really enjoyed it.

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The weather was very nice most of the time, and we went on lots of walks:

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And of course we introduced Calvin to our favorite pub, the Crown & Anchor:

It was a good trip. Calvin traveled well – no major problems. But traveling with a baby is a lot of work and requires a lot of stuff! We had a good time but were all glad to get back home again.

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