a story of love & adventure
kings canyon national park, august 2014
we finally ticked our first visit to kings canyon national park off the list. spencer and i have been wanting to go explore this area for far too long, and over his birthday weekend (which also happened to fall over labor day this year) we made the trek to the mountains. lazy days fishing on the river, reading a good book. hiking and exploring, our days moved slowly and leisurely - just the way we like it. the nights were filled with flickering flames, smoke-filled clothes and warm food. we had a gem of a campsite - right on the river's edge. no need to go anywhere sometimes. just stay right where you are.
santa cruz, july 2014 | pineapple tank c/o style lately
so i was super stoked on this place. once i discovered the mystery spot, i was immediately enchanted. i did all my research before going, and then when we made our way up the coastline and got to santa cruz we made sure to stop by for a little visit to this strange part of the universe. i was way into it. the tour guide mo had me convinced this was a weird spec on the planet that had some super aliens-and-comets-hit-the-earth type activity going on. regrettably, some days later spencer told me this was just another one of those tourist traps which i had really truly believed full-heartedly. either way, i don't care - defying gravity for a day was pretty cool to me!
on the road, big sur & beyond | may 2014
you might not want to take me shelling, because i'll probably fall asleep digging in the sand. although i must say road trips are totally my jam. i'm surprisingly alert when i'm in the cockpit, and as long as there's a bag of twizzlers in reach i should be good. and then a box of junior mints stuffed in the door. it also helps to have a car full of sisters and the non-stop chatter over the beats and rhythms of crazy fun music. girls just wanna have fun!
see full photo set of our adventure in big sur | flickr
tees and tanks | morro bay, california
morro bay is one of those small coastal towns you just cannot pass through without stopping. that giant pile of rock is something to behold, and sunsets on this local beach are pretty fantastic. there's something special about the central coast - a quiet fusion of the california life we all know and love, but put in slow motion. i love that about this area. after spending some time at the bay, we ventured on to the small town of cayucos and dreamed up our beach front properties and let the waves wash over our feet.