As I walked along the road, excitement coursing through me, I started to get closer to the beach. I took in everything around me, the sand already digging into my feet, the mountain in the distance, covered with lush green trees and full of vibrant colorful flowers. I could smell the scent of salt in the air, watching the rolling waves of blue, clear water.
I breathed in the fresh air and said to myself, ”This is what Hawaii smells like.”
This was because I was in Hawaii. My whole family stumbled out of the rental car, my mom, dad, and my brother, all looked as if they had just been run over by a stampede of buffalo. I kicked up a spray of sand as I jogged down the sandy slope to the ocean. As I got near the ocean, the waves washed up to my ankles, and retreated as quickly as they had come.
As I walked down the beach, I realized that there were these small little holes, where the sea didn’t wash up to. I never knew there were holes on some beaches I thought. As I looked down one hole, all I saw was the sand of the walls and darkness throughout the peculiar tunnel. But then, out of the blue, I saw a flicker of movement inside of the mysterious hole. As I took a closer look, I realized that it was a crab! It had alien-like features, with a shiny outside shell, and beady, unblinking eyes, it looked…