Tuesday, November 29, 2011

california love.

i have so much california love right now i can't even handle it! on our way home from arizona we passed through the Palm Springs Wind Farm, which is hands down one of my all-time most favorite places. it is rows and rows [and rows] of beautiful windmills, and every time we pass through [mostly just on our trips to/from arizona] i seriously act like a little kid on Christmas morning. it's kind of silly, but i love it so so much.

on the same day that we drove home from arizona, we got back in our little car again and drove up the california coast to San Luis Obispo! my husband had to come here for work, and when he asked me to accompany him--knowing we wouldn't have to buy any plane tickets--i wholeheartedly obliged. it is my first time in the central coast area, and to say "i love this place" would be the understatement of the year. honestly, we are already trying to figure out how we can move here and spend the rest of our lives here. i wish i was joking!

i must just be on a california-high right now [this place will do that to you, i swear!]....especially after seeing this sunset on our drive up, and after our visit last night to the nearby Pismo Beach. we took a picture there too. so much love. <3

24 comments:

  1. Wow! That looks so beautiful. I would love to visit a wind farm. xo, rv

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  2. That picture of the sunset is phenomenal. Love California!! Carmel-by-the-Sea is my absolute favorite place in the world!

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  3. isn't cali amazing? i love it there :))
    -jocee <3

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  4. this is incredibly beautiful. <3 i believe every word you're saying! i think anyone could fall in love with California in an instant. even i, living half the world away, and only seeing California through movies and photos, wish i could move there for a few years. :) xx

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  5. Wind farms are amazing! I'm always in wonder when we go on road trips and pass them by. They're so big. Sometimes I image what my height would compare to theirs.

    California is wonderful. <3

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  6. gorgeous photos, whitney! i love a good road trip. i hope you guys can make your central CA dreams possible.

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  7. Sounds like you guys had so much fun!! I love California, too! Feels like my home away from home.

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  8. San Luis is the best. My heart will forever be tied to that little town (home of my alma mater). Hope you got to enjoy some of the food there, and isn't the weather on the Central Coast spectacular?!

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  9. I love driving by the wind farm here in IL. It is such a smart idea and I can never believe how giant they are. Also love CA coast!

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  10. just beautiful! I lived in Cali for four and a half months, and loved being so close to the ocean. My only complaint was that it was always brown where I lived -- I need some green! :) xo

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  11. i love the pictures. my grandma was always scared of the wind mills as if they were aliens invading.

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  12. california knows how to party. this is so pretty! i love palm springs.

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  13. I was obsessed with California over the summer! I've never been there, but I imagine it's beautiful! Santa Monica Pier..L.A..I would love to go someday.

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  14. I know what you mean! I am so homesick for California. I can't wait to live there and never leave.

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  15. it's so beautiful- how could you not love it? my boyfriend and i are doing the same thing after being in texas for 10 days. plans to move are in the works :)

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  16. I went to PS earlier this year and totally share your sentiment. It's not only an adorable little town, the drive there is spectacular and lovely:)

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  17. You're making me want to go to CA!
    Love those windmills though! I've never seen one in person, but I would love to. I love what they help do for the environment.

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  18. I'm totally with you on the Cali' love. It's so beautiful there. So glad you're enjoying yourself!

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  19. ohh, i love the east coast but i will always be a california girl at heart. central coast is so amazing... i wish my family had traveled there more when i was growing up!

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  20. when we drove to CA from AZ (us too!) we passed thru here too. you captured it well! it is such a pretty sight!

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  21. it is a beautiful place. we have those windmills here in ND where it is extremely windy but somehow it doesn't look beautiful like it does in CA.

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  22. hehe we drive to AZ ALL THE TIME! and i swear, I love seeing the windmills too! Hubby thinks I'm crazy, but it really is a nice little desert drive...

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  23. I see those windmills frequently since we LOVE going to Palm Desert/Palm Springs/Cabazon and whenever I have to drive all the way to L.A.

    Central California is amazing!!! I wish I could live there, it's so beautiful. *sigh*

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