Wednesday, August 7, 2013

searching for sunflowers.


last week our friend mo heard that there were a bunch of giant sunflowers up little cottonwood canyon - naturally, abigayle and i were set on making a trip up there when we heard this. nicolaus mostly just entertained us by coming along ;)

after driving up there and walking around some trails we didn't find any giant sunflowers, but we did find fields and fields of yellow daisies and purple wildflowers. plus some INCREDIBLE views. it was my first time up little cottonwood canyon and i instantly fell in love. everyone was blown away how pretty it was in the summertime. i didn't even have a chance to feel sad about missing out on any earlier visions of mountains of these giant sunflowers! it honestly blows my mind how much beauty there is in utah that i have yet to explore...

p.s. we just discovered the giant sunflowers DO exist - just up sundance, not little cottonwood...so we may be making another mountain trek in the near future :)

14 comments:

  1. Aw these pictures are so pretty, and looks like you're having an amazing time!

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  2. such pretty flowers!
    I hope you find those giant sun flowers soon ;)

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  3. k, that picture of Mo pretending to take a pic of A = adorbs.
    Also, you & N holding hands on the rock = adorbs.
    I'm sad we couldn't go golfing. But we'll go another for sure!
    Okay, I think that's all haha. Love you bye.

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  4. These photos are fantastic. Looks like you had a great time. -Hanna Marie

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  5. So sweet. Especially your outfit, those pants are perfection!

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  6. That 4th picture down of him taking a picture of her is spot on perfect. It is so pretty to look at and makes all of the feel goods in my belly warm :)

    Beautiful post!

    EmJ
    Tightrope to the Sun

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  7. these photos are perfect! I can just picture a picnic in the middle of all that :)

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  8. Wow, these photos are gorgeous! The landscapes seriously look like postcards. I also really like the idea of giant sunflowers in the wild!

    xo, Michelle
    Neon Rattail

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  9. Breath taking photos! You look like you love life so much, what a great day in the sun!

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  10. Such cute photos! I love sunflowers :)

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  11. You have such amazing pictures! :) xx

    -Mitzee

    factshionista.blogspot.com

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  12. This place looks so much like one of my favorite hikes in Montana! Great memories.

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  13. This is absolutely incredible. i need to go to here.

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  14. I love your pictures & blog, really interesting!

    I follow you now :)

    (sorry for the late response, I've moved in Belgium & don't have any wifi there...)

    ♥♥

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