Wednesday, April 2, 2014

the road to the grand canyon {part 2}


Perhaps it's the Nevadan in me, but something about the desert will always feel like home. It could be the dry heat, or the clear, star-filled night skies but really, I think it's the blazing pink and orange sunsets that linger for a good half hour after the sun has slipped away that just get me every time. August sunsets were always the best, too. Literally, the sky would look as if it had set itself on fire, burning into the night. While I love my city by the bay, I certainly have a soft spot for the open desert. It's desolate and majestic, all at the same time. 

And I couldn't think of a better way to describe the Grand Canyon: desolate and majestic, austere and yet so regal. All formed by a river! Millions of years ago! Lately, I've been all about trying to keep things in perspective, which I think is an easy thing to say and a much harder thing to do -- but standing out on a jagged vista ledge here at the Grand Canyon did just that for me.

Continue reading for the second leg of our journey...










Check out the first part of our journey here.

Photos by Krystal Bick and outfit shots by Heather Clark

21 comments:

  1. Stunning photos of the canyon! And I really like that jacket with the grey tee :)


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  2. nice pics= DD
    i invite to me too

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  3. gorgeous photos!

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  4. Ugh, I have a life list to visit all these places in America! I can't wait to go here, looks so beautiful!

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  5. Awesome photos. Love the jacket and booties :D

    xx Mira

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  6. Fantastic jacket and trashed jeans = can't go wrong :)

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  7. Beautiful photos! That is definitely on my bucket list for places to go one day. I may never leave once I make it there tho! haha!

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  8. Great photos. And looks like a fabulous girls trip. Your jackets stunning!

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  9. lovely pics!

    doing a giveaway on my blog!


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  10. Stunning jacket! Love the details of it! x

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  11. Head over heels for that jacket!

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  12. These pictures are beautiful! I love the Aztec accents to your look, you fit right in with the environment!!

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  13. Amazing pictures! Your outfit goes really well with the desert theme!:)

    xoxo
    Victoria

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  14. Outfit is perfect for the Grand Canyon. We were there this past summer and these photos brought me back - stunning shots!

    xo - margaret
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  15. I love this look. I am so inspired by you as a new SF blogger.

    xox,
    Angelina

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  16. So amazing look
    This place is adorable!

    Kiss kiss.*Jo
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  17. i really really love this post. i don't know how many times i clicked on the "older post" button to get to this. i, too, have an unhealthy obsession with patterned and colored Tops.

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