Carmel: The Power of Kelp


Kelp at rest

As we would sit quietly watching the otters play and eat and groom, we were aware our boats would drift with the tide.  Our guide, John, educated us to a natural braking mechanism: kelp.  By holding onto the kelp we could hold our position to keep our eyes open to see each angle of the otters. 

Sometimes life gives us natural breaks to slow down, to not just go by default into the flow of the tide; but are we looking for it?

The power of kelp