Monday, August 1, 2011

ROUTE 66 AND BEYOND






















I've been on a hiatus. Not a fashion post, as it is hard to dress not-boring when you are climbing up mountains with sporadic rain freaking you out. Here are a few photos from the last week and a half. Route 66 road trip into the desert and all over the southwest. Hit up Zion, The Grand Canyon, Yosemite, random small towns in Utah and Arizona, and ended up back in California where it all began. I've been to all of these places minus Yosemite before, and thank goodness I got to experience what all it had to offer. Still only one state to go until I've been everywhere in the US. This road trip was one of the best experiences of my life. The Native American trading posts couldn't be more perfect, and route 66 was an experience in itself, feeling like a travel back in time through the wild west. Too much to talk about. It would take pages and pages. So surreal. Couldn't have done it without my trusty vintage peruvian backpack from Wudsylou. Check out their store here to find awesome vintage must haves. This bag survived many mountain slides and jumps. My new favorite purse.

The winner of the La Dama knuckle ring is Amy!
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54 comments:

  1. ahhh these photos are AMAZING!!! I go to school in Arizona, going back in one week and these photos made me excited to leave NY. serenity.


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  2. Amazing pictures! the colors! the sun! everything is awesome!
    I really love them, and thanks for share, because they are all a cute inspiration for me :)
    See you!

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  3. great photos! I've been dying to go on a road trip like that, looks like a blast!

    +Miss M+

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  4. this photos are so amazing! my soul needs a road trip so bad :) xo

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  5. First, I love your snake tank! It is super rad! Did you make it?
    Second, these photos are amazing! Really nice photos... lovely post

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  6. Amazing photos!!!

    xoxo
    Stacey

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  7. Beautiful pictures! And I reeeaaaally like that backpack.

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  8. This pictures look amazing, I love your bracelet it's so pretty. This looks like an amazing day, the little shops are so cute too, all those accessories I wouldn't know where to stop!

    Lily at Red Brick Lipstick

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  9. Good luck traveling! Love your bracelet!

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    xx Brigita

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  10. AMAZING PICS!!!!!

    have a grea day!
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  11. Amazing photos! I really like the cow with all the spots in her face, wish our cows looked that cool :).

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  12. I'm speechless. These photos are so awesome, I love each one of them. I've always wanted to photograph in that kind of place. So cool.

    xx Paula || intergalactic radio station

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  13. These photos are beautiful! very jealous of where you are.

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    xx

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  14. Awesome pictures! I'm really jealous. Everything looks so incredible.

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  15. Oh the desert looks so beautiful and I really like the native art things. Seems like it was an good journey!

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  16. These pictures are amazing!!!
    I've been dying to randomly drive across country for a few years. Unfortunately, I haven't been able to find the time or a willing companion.

    ♥ Gina Michele
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  17. I bet you were in heaven! These are beautiful. x hivenn

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  18. great pictures! the color of those rocks is amazing, i´d love to go there sometime

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  19. still amazing photos always add inspiration even when there are no clothes!!!
    francesca

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  20. Wow. This stopped me in my tracks and made me plan a road trip. These photos are so inspiring. Thanks for sharing.
    Lynne xoxo
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  21. i can just feel the heat oozing out of my screen haha.

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  22. Great pics! I did that trip a couple years ago and nearly missed a rattle snake bite in the middle of nowhere Nevada. The desert is so beautiful and full of adventure!

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  23. Holy guacamole. I want every accessory featured in this entire post. LOVE.

    <3 The Daily Dani

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  24. These pictures are just awesome, beautiful and breath taking. Nothing better than a perfect road trip. Route 66 makes it even more perfect. Who could not get some awesome inspiration out there? Thanks for sharing, doll. peace

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  25. Thanks for visiting our blog! I love these photographs! You are probably already aware from our blog that we love to travel, so images from somewhere far away are always inspiring and beautiful to us! Keep 'em coming! Cheers T&K :)

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  26. Love the photos, love your blog in general, actually! I'm a new follower now! Thanks for commenting on my blog!

    xx

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  27. I love these photos! I wish I could do a trip like that but all I have here is sea!!

    <3

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  28. Omg.. i love this photo ;o

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  29. OMG I love these. Southwestern anything is like my favorite. I love the shot of you smiling and hopping around (maybe?) on the red rock/canyon/whatever.

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  30. These pictures bring out a side of the desert that I find quite beautiful. I am not a desert person, and living in Las Vegas for the past 21 years does nothing to feed my green soul. However, perhaps I need a road trip to refresh my appreciation for certain aspects of the Mojave. Zion is the most beautiful place I've been in the southwest. Did you hike Angel's Landing while you were there?

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  31. An awesome Trek through some of my part of the Country... the AZ Desert... just visited a Trading Post myself yesterday, being part Native American I adore the cultural significance of the pieces offered.

    I think it is wonderful that you are traveling extensively and soaking in the Beauty and unique experiences of each stop along the way on your great adventure. So... which State is the last to visit?

    Thanks for visiting my Blog... yeah, those Moroccan Light Fixtures are to die for... Morocco is certainly on my 'Bucket List' of places to visit someday... well, that and Bora Bora. *Winks* Loving your Blog...

    Blessings from the Arizona Desert... where I have the big Cacti, but not the Camel *yet-LOL*... they spit you know *smiles*... having enough of that with the 5 year old G-Daughter. *winks*

    Dawn... The Bohemian

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  32. Wow, these photos are absolutely breathtaking! I am so jealous! I would love to take a trip like this!

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  33. Do you ever love something so much that it makes your heart beat fast?

    That's how I feel about just discovering your blog.

    I could sit here scrolling all day! Beautiful piccies and amazing post! I love it!

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  34. WOW! What a lovely collection of photos! Fabulous! What do you think of rompers!?!?

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  35. hey girl, thanks for visiting earlier. love your photos amazing! following you.

    you should follow my blog too if you like it :)

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  36. beautiful pictures!
    love the desert looking landscape :)

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  37. i loved looking at the pictures. lucky you...i've been saying that i want to visit each state and what they are known for. wowza...you are waaaay ahead of me! love the bracelet in the first pic.

    [oomph.]

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  38. i love these desert pics! such a good spot for photography!

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  39. wow, these are really gorgeous photos, it looks like an amazing & beautiful trip! I especially like that picture of you in that place... with all the cool lines everywhere, anyways maybe you will know what photo I am talking about. It is awesome you have almost been to every state, which have you not been to?? Also, what is happening in that picture with that thing burning?

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  40. these desert pics are so sick.. not a fan of the heat but the scenery out there is so beautiful. great shots


    x0
    annette

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  41. Absolutely stunning, fashion based or not, so inspirational.

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  42. amazing amazing AMAZING!!! Planning a trip over there right this moment...

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  43. fuck sorry the language but these photos are actually something amazing. Don't know how else to express it but I have been dreaming and lusting and dreaming about visiting places like this in the u.s (im from aus) and you've somehow captured what I imagined, the vibe, the immense dusty beauty of it all.

    You are one lucky, lucky lady and I kind of did wish you went on for pages and pages because it really does feel like I fell into a dream. ONE DAY I WILL SEE IT WITH MY OWN EYES. Sorry to get excited and all but you have an amazing blog and style! Yeah following you now :)

    love
    annie | WEMAKEPLANS

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  44. just discovered your blog. Your photos are all fantastic! The Native Arts, etc. stand- perfect!

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  45. whoah, the trip of a lifetime!
    i loved every single photo except the one where you look like you're jumping into a never ending hole, please don't! x

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