Tacoma Birthday Trip

For Kathryn's 49th birthday the family took a two day trip to Tacoma where none of us have ever spent any time.
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img_5424 First stop is a huge monkey puzzle tree at the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium.
First stop is a huge monkey puzzle tree at the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium.
img_5425 Zoe laughing as Gavin flails at getting soap out of the dispenser.
Zoe laughing as Gavin flails at getting soap out of the dispenser.
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img_5429 That's a pretty tiger.
That's a pretty tiger.
img_5433 Kathryn posing in front of an impressive sand sculpture being built to celebrate the opening of a new aquarium building.
Kathryn posing in front of an impressive sand sculpture being built to celebrate the opening of a new aquarium building.
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img_5436 Gavin and Zoe working on the own sand creation.
Gavin and Zoe working on the own sand creation.
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img_5443 Passing through a gate, rope, and door before we reached the shark dive area.
Passing through a gate, rope, and door before we reached the shark dive area.
img_5445 Suiting up with lots of help.
Suiting up with lots of help.