This sugar skull mural made me smile and reminded me of a great quote:
“Everyone smiles in the same language.”– George Carlin. It's so true! A smile is a great mood lifter! I make it a habit of smiling at total strangers, hoping to cheer them up, if only just for a moment. Here is a long distance smile from me to you --> 😁 What makes you smile? Let me know in the comments below! 👇
This place has my heart. Cabo never disappoints and always leaves me longing for more. Seeing the iconic arch at Land's End up close is just magical and makes me feel so content just looking at it. It's easily my favorite landmark.
These cactus are such a novelty to this Oregon grown girl. When you're from the Pacific Northwest, cactus are not something you see on a hike. Our trails are lined with tall fir trees, pines, spruce, and other evergreens. With all the lush green trees along the trail it hardly felt like the desert at all.
This was such an epic experience for us. We've been coming to Cabo since 1995 and had no idea there was a waterfall hike nearby. We've hiked to so many waterfalls in Oregon and Washington, so hiking to a waterfall near Cabo was an absolute must on our trip.
If you're looking for a delicious cup of carefully crafted coffee, then check out Coffee LAB. This was my favorite coffee place in Cabo. (Actually located in San Jose del Cabo). Everything was delicious. Next level flavor and if you have a dairy intolerance, they have a great variety of alternate milk options to choose from. Bonus points for Powder the adorable lab who kept us company while we enjoyed our coffee! Dan ordered the espresso and I ordered the golden (turmeric) latte made with coconut milk. While both were great, the golden latte was on a whole other level of flavor...pure comfort in a cup.
Felt cute, might slip on some gravel later... then fall on the ground, rip my knee up and bust open my camera lens.
(Slide through if you'e ever wondered what the inside of a lens looks like.)
I've had my share of falls. I'm not a stranger to bandages on my knees, but I've never fallen so hard with a camera in my hand. Tripped, stumbled, yes, but not like this. This time I landed hard. My camera flew out of my hand crashed on the sidewalk and my lens rolled off. This was not great. While I sat there assessing the situation I discovered that the lens actually busted apart. The attachment ring was still on the camera, but the end with the glass, miraculously not broken, just broke off.
As I dusted myself off I noticed several locals who witnessed the whole thing, looking pretty concerned for my wellbeing. I yelled out "esta bien" which couldn't be further from the truth, but I didn't want them to worry. I started to hobble away and realized...my knee was totally bleeding. Like running down my leg. Yikes! Luckily we were just a block away from a coffee shop where I was able to get bandages and tape for my lens. What a crazy turn of events.
There is a saying in Cabo "No Bad Days." And while I have found this to be true, sometimes there are in fact bad moments. There's just something about Cabo though. If this had happened somewhere else, on a road trip or even hiking back home, I'm certain it would have ruined the trip for me. As a photographer, busting your equipment is kind of a major bummer. Especially on vacation. I guarantee you I would have let this get to me, but we had so many fun things to look forward to. Like a hike later in the afternoon for starters! I was just so thankful I didn't sprain my ankle. Long story short, most the remaining images from our trip are all shot on my cell phone. Not my first choice, but so very thankful to have a way to continue capturing moments from our trip! #vacationporfavor#cabosanlucas#caboismyhappyplace#ilovemexico#tassels#amazonfashion#bohostyle#vacationista#nobaddaysincabo#coffee#vacationvibes#explorebaja#sanjosedelcabo#bajacalifornia#bajababe#boringgirltravels#goingtheextramile#coffeelab#canon
The color yellow is my cure for the winter blues! 💛 For details on what I wore in Cabo, head on over to my blog Ernstopia.com where I will be sharing sources for all the outfits I put together for our trip.
When my husband mentioned we might be going to Cabo the first thing that went through my mind was "sun!!!" Immediately followed by "We're gonna eat so many good tacos!" Last time in Cabo we ate here often, so naturally I couldn't wait to go back!
“We wander for distraction but we travel for fulfillment.” – Hilaire Belloc
While wandering around San Jose I came across this cool staircase tucked back in an alleyway. As a photographer I'm always looking for the next photo-op and this was the perfect orange color to showcase my new dress. I just love little surprises like this! How about you? Do you keep your eyes peeled for hidden gems?
✨ It’s been 1 year since I started this account. Here’s to many more trips to the theatre and around the world in the year to come. #VacationPorFavor Thanks for following along. ————————————————————————
💥 Hace un año que empecé esta cuenta. Por más viajes alrededor del mundo y al teatro en este año que viene. Gracias por acompañarme.
🌴 Vacation Por Favor 🌴
I have been loving my workouts but last week was not my best. We all have good days and bad days and that’s ok. We only have 2 weeks of school left before summer gets here. So here is to pushing hard again! 💪🏻