Cormorants are kind of goofy-looking birds, pests or amusing depending on your viewpoint. Obviously, they like to hang out here on the bumper!
This is the furthest tip of Anacapa Island, one rock beyond Arch Rock. It marks a boundary between the Santa Barbara Channel and the great blue Pacific! To me, it is amazing to think that the next continent is Asia, thousands and thousands of miles away across the sea. I don’t think I would want to have to sail there from here, much less swim.