just a few words about adventure.

2.20.2015

my photographs.

At first thought, I didn't enjoy that hike very much. It had me sweating through my tank top and pulling thorns out of my flip flops. The heat of the desert-like mountain was unabating; my hair left wavy trails of sweat down my back. The salty wind that is so characteristic of the islands of Hawaii was nonexistent here. The sky was bright blue and the sun relentless. I hated it. I just hated it.

A few days later, I stumbled upon this:

"Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing."
- Helen Keller

On second thought, maybe it wasn't so bad after all.

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Just because new experiences are the best. And I'm tying up the loose ends of my trip to Hawaii here, so I might as well throw this in:


Hope you all have a great day xx

36 comments :

  1. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.

    I love it!

    xoxo

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  2. The contrast between the beauty of nature and the abandoned vehicle is extraordinary!

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  3. That quote is amazing.
    And those photos equally as amazing. <3

    ~K

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    1. :) Why, thank you, Kelsey! I'm glad you liked them

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  4. Ugh hiking. I had to do it on camp and I have the same mixed feelings. I love that quote and Helen Keller is such an inspiration, living such a hard life.


    I've also nominated you for the Infinite Dreams award! Here's the link: http://thelyfoflittleme.blogspot.com.au/2015/02/a-bundle-of-questions-answers-and-facts.html

    -M
    The Life of Little Me

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    1. "Mixed feelings" is about right -- and I love all of Helen Keller's quotes as well! Thank you for the nomination, but I actually don't do tags/awards anymore. I appreciate nonetheless! :)

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  5. Amazing photos and such beautiful writing <3

    Vicky
    goodmorningbelle.blogspot.co.uk

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  6. Beautiful.
    Hawaii seems amazing and I love the quote!
    I think I'm going on an adventure today-I'm going ziplining!
    ~Emily

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    1. Ooh, that sounds so exciting! I've yet to muster the courage to go ziplining myself

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  7. Hawaii. Hawaii. Hawaii.
    I like hiking, but sometimes it is a bit much. Lovely quote :)

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  8. I wish I could travel to Hawaii...unfortunately my parents make me go backpacking in California or Utah instead.
    The video was great! (The background music added a really nice touch)

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    1. Backpacking sounds like quite an adventure by itself! I'm glad you liked the video :)

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  9. Hawaii looks beautiful!
    #jealous

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  10. I love adventure so much. #adrenalinejunkie

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  11. Lovely post! The world is a beautiful place:D

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    1. It certainly is a beautiful place! Thank you!

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  12. Those are absolutely gorgeous photos, I have Pinned one of them! ( https://www.pinterest.com/pin/25262447885711635/ )

    I would love to go to Hawaii.

    Arushee, thanks so much for the follow and the comment! :)

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    1. Thank you so much for pinning my photo! And you are so welcome :)

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  13. Oh, I love this so much Arushee!
    I love that quote too, we really need to live life to the fullest because it's not going to last forever!

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    1. Thank you so much, Lauren! That's exactly right :) xxx

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  14. I love the look of that rusty truck against the beautiful trees!

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  15. Danger is a good thing, it reminds me I'm still alive.

    /Avy

    http://mymotherfuckedmickjagger.blogspot.com

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  16. This post is absolutely awe-inspiring. Relatable!

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  17. So inspiring! Those pictures of the rusty truck are so cool!
    -Jenna <3
    Follow me? The Chic Cupcake

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    1. Thank you so much, Jenna! I'll definitely check out your blog

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