I can’t go on – running through lovers.
Didn’t think I could grow without you, but here I am blooming.
“i do not want to have you
to fill the empty parts of me
i want to be full on my own
i want to fill so complete
i could light a whole city
i want to have you
cause the two of
it on fire”
– Rupi Kaur
“You wanna know me like waves know shores.” – James Blake
Located right in Southern California, Joshua Tree National Park is one of my favorite national parks. It has more than 750 species of plants blooming in the Mojave Desert, along with their wealth of trails for hiking, which Ben and I took advantage. We hiked up Ryan Mountain, a moderately easy 3-mile hike that brought us to a gorgeous sunset view.
In early November, Ben and I traveled to San Diego. It was a belated birthday gift from him and a very special getaway for the both of us. After being 3 months apart, it was amazing to get some alone time with each other and explore somewhere new. Long distance isn’t easy, and I find myself missing him everyday.
We spent the majority of our vacation searching for the best California burritos and carne asada fries in San Diego. Part 2 of our trip is next. We visited Joshua Tree (Ben’s first time)!
This has been long overdue, but I am finally uploading photos from my trip to San Francisco (back in October-November). I went to visit my boyfriend for his birthday, and we got to explore more of the city that he lives in.
I’m falling more in love with this city every time I go.
Here’s part 2 of San Francisco –
- SF Botanical Garden
- Tartine Bakery
- Mission District
- My cousin’s baby (Jayden)
- My boyfriend (Ben)
- Architecture/Nature around SF
See part 1 here.