March 2, 2015

One Moment More




It seems silly to hold onto photos for so long before posting for them, but two weeks later, here we are posting photos from a trip that seemed like it was a lifetime ago. It has become tradition now to plan an adventure together instead of exchanging gifts for holidays and birthdays. We want to collect moments, not things; and so for Valentine's Day, we decided to make a quick getaway to Palm Desert. It seemed like the least romantic place to escape to. For us though, we couldn't have thought of a better way to celebrate love than with open roads and open skies for us to explore. We traded windmills for people that weekend. Away from civilization, we were able to find quiet and intimate moments, like stopping at a deserted recreational area near the Salton Sea to gaze at the stars. Without the usual city light pollution to distract us, we were in complete awe of the beauty above.



j: lou and grey denim jacket, project social t t-shirt, zara jeans, adidas originals superstars, mansur gavriel mini bucket bag, daniel wellington sheffield watch
b: cheap monday t-shirt, zara jeans, comme des garcons shoes, daniel wellington sheffield watch

It just wouldn't be a trip together if we didn't indulge in the quietness and stillness of the sunrise. After watching the sunlight trickle in through the hotel window, we were determined to have one last adventure before the checkout time. We were so intrigued by the history of the Salton Sea that we returned the next morning. With broken glass and fish bones littering the grounds, we were greeted with a haunting beauty from the city's decay and abandonment. This was definitely a Valentine's Day weekend to remember.

38 comments:

  1. What gorgeous photos! I've never been to the Palm Desert but all that vast open space and the star gazing makes me want to take a trip there soon! :) xo~ Lena

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  2. Ok i really need to get out here for a photoshoot. i love how desolate yet calming it looks. love your photos...makes me long for a good ol star gaze.

    le jolie

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  3. Amazing photos! Thanks for stopping by my blog and for your lovely comment!

    xx
    www.mellowyellowblog.com

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  4. i can almost feel the sense of abandonment in this place. it's kind of haunting and beautiful all at the same time!

    Animated Confessions

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  5. The photos make me dream. This would be my perfect Valentine's getaway.

    www.LUXESSED.com

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  6. Your posts are always so super interesting!! Thanks for this post <3
    Love from Dubai,
    Aena

    www.TouchofA.com

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  7. Absolutely stunning photos, and I love your outfit!

    xo

    Michaela

    http://michaelajeanblog.com

    http://www.etsy.com/shop/MichaelaJeanArt

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  8. Love this casual look, super cute with the Adidas!

    www.dressed2dnines.com

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  9. Such a great tradition! Looks like a great trip exploring.

    Amy Ann
    The Real Arnolds

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  10. my favorite photo is the first one! really admire your photography skills. and i think your valentine's day had being superb awesome! collect memories and not things..this is so true! memories are the most treasure-able and sweetest to remember. happy belated valentine's day to both of you.. :)

    xo joselovincolors
    www.joselovincolors.com

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  11. Palm Desert is one of my favorite places. Beautiful photos -xx

    Shauna

    www.lipglossandlace.net

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  12. Palm Desert is one of my favorite places. Beautiful photos -xx

    Shauna

    www.lipglossandlace.net

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  13. I love the idea that you guys plan a trip instead of exchanging gifts. It is brilliant! Your photos are beautiful!

    www.rdsobsessions.com

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  14. These photos are absolutely amazing!!!

    xxx
    Camilla
    http://avenuecamilla.com

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  15. Experiences are so much more special than material possessions. My husband and I are trying to focus more on those too! Looks like you had a wonderful time :)

    lovejoanna.com

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  16. I’m in love with your blog! I like your photos and style of writing! I know that it requires so much time to update blog, but keep doing it!)
    I’ll be happy to see you in my blog!)

    Diana Cloudlet
    http://www.dianacloudlet.com/

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  17. Beautiful photography dear xx

    Erica
    www.eggcanvas.me

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  18. What a great weekend! You both look too cute and amazing photos as always!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeat Soles

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  19. wow these photos are so pretty, I love that gas station
    xo
    www.laurajaneatelier.com

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  20. Dreamy pictures Jasmine! You sure know how to capture moments and turn them into magical shots, thanks for sharing! ;)
    XO
    Jeanne
    http://fashionmusingsdiary.com

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  21. Looks so beautiful, that is a good tradition. Although sometimes I do wish my hubby was more of a gift person...hehe ^^

    Gina
    Pink Wings

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  22. I love these shots. The windmills are so pretty.
    Melanie @ meandmr.com

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  23. Adventures trump all. I have to get out of this winter slump and take some more once the weather is nicer! Or once I get out to the west coast witchuuuuu.

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  24. Soo cool you guys got to get away to a place remote + so open! Gorgeous shots.

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

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  25. Amazing pictures.....so stunning.
    xx Cara
    www.mylifeandmywardrobe.com

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  26. I'm so obsessed with your pictures! Love that amazing location too.
    x Fiona

    THEDASHINGRIDER.com

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  27. The image of shattered glass is really something and I know the feeling when reliving memories from quite some time ago - two weeks can feel like a lifetime when you've travelled far away!

    Gabrielle | A Glass Of Ice

    x

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  28. The Salton sea is a spot I've always wanted to visit. Your photography is so beautiful, I love how every picture tells a story! xx Kat

    Love and Ace

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  29. These photos are way too gorgeous and sounds like the perfect Valentine's day. The broken glass is seriously beautiful.

    xx 365Hangers

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  30. Never been to Palm Desert. I hope I will get there once.

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  31. Wow that looks like a fascinating place to visit! :)

    Beautiful photos too. I think trips together are a lovely gift, rather than accumulating more 'stuff'.

    Away From The Blue

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  32. Beautiful photo shoot! Amazing views, i love your ripped jeans! I need a black pair too! Thanks for sharing these wonderful pictures!
    xx cvetybaby.com

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