Leaving My Camera Behind

The last few days have been spent right along US 101 S. We’ve made it as far as Newport, OR and the scenery has been absolutely incredible. We have taken our sweet time travelling along the Oregon coast, it’s difficult to keep your eyes on the road with all the beauty just to your right. So far, we have stopped at nearly every cape, cove and beach from Cannon Beach to Newport, starting from Haystack Rock, Tolovana Beach, Arcadia Beach, Hug Point, Cape Kiwanda, and Yaquina Head. One of the most beautiful pit stops have been Hug Point, where my…

Travel Hotspot Down Highway 101

So many times I have drove down Highway 101, just the drive home and sometimes further to Astoria, Seaside and Canon Beach. I drove it to school, I drove it basically whenever I needed to go anywhere at all. But it has taken me until now to recognize that, that very road is a famous scenic byway for travelers down the Washington, Oregon and California coast. A staple during our travels so far down highway 101 has been stopping at the Elixir Culture Co., a company my aunt owns and has grown into a beautiful, lively destination for travelers down…

New Moon Bay Leaf Ritual

The New Moon is the ideal time to let go of unwanted energy and bad habits in your life and begin again with new intentions, with the energy of the moon in your favor. There are many rituals you can partake in to help with these intentions, as I will be leaving soon on my travels, there may be some troubling times where it is important to stay positive and trust my intuition. This new moon falls just days before leaving and so I find a ritual of helping my wishes come true to be perfect for the occasion. Bay…

Shelton Exploration

So many people think that they cannot travel to beautiful locations because they don’t have the time or the money for it. I used to be one of those people, but this past year I have started to do my research and saying yes to the most random adventures, finding myself in places I never knew excited and having my friends thinking I’m going to crazy places far away when really they’re all in the same state of which I live! Shelton, Washington. I used to live about two hours from this place and never realized the beauty of this…