Monday, July 25, 2011

The Great Outdoors

Who would have thought that the two Orange County families would pick the most adventurous, athletic, outdoorsy, off the wall and crazy excursions? Well, all I have to say is that WE DID IT! Completing all of the excursions might not have been the easiest thing on earth but we finished. This cruise/adventure was all about handing in our heels for our much needed NIKE tennis shoes, and thank goodness we did because there was no way I was going zip-lining, biking or hiking in my favorite Steve Maddens.

Our first adventure was in Skagway, Alaska (which has a population of like 300) consisted of the most beautiful train ride down the side of a mountain and I'm being 100% serious, it was down the side of a mountain. But most definitely worth it! Then we went to a place where they re-enacted what it was like during the Gold Rush and we got to enjoy some yummy fresh Salmon.















The second adventure was my favorite by far. We got to go zip-lining in Juneau, Alaska's rainforest. Now that's cool if you were to ask me! The zip-line we went on is the second largest right behind the one in Costa Rica. And after swinging from tree to tree, we indulged ourselves in some blueberry tea and s'mores. It doesn't stop there though, because then we went to a huge glacier to search for bears and other awesome things.



















The last adventure was in Ketchikan, Alaska and boy oh boy was this one interesting. We signed our lives away on a 9 mile bike ride through the forest/mountains/trails. This was by far the biggest workout of the trip. I swear it was 7 miles up hill and 2 down. However that's besides the point because we all made it back in one piece!





















Hope you enjoyed the pictures!
xoxo
KaitlinGirl

11 comments:

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Baby Lux Design said...

you two are like celeb status...every picture is so perfect! xo

ChiccaStyle said...

So cute!!!It looks like you had great time there!
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Kate said...

Wow this looks amazing! love the last two pictures!
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Celia Aranda said...

Nice pics! You´re so cute :D
and you are from LA, right?
Im going to CA next summer! and i wanna live there someday haha
thanks for stopping on my blog :D
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The Internet Garbage said...

Great photos - what an awesome adventure! I am jealous, I have always wanted to go to Alaska, and I looove ziplining! This is such a great trip to really get out and be active and see everything! Would be invigorating after a summer at the beach


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Noelia Palomo said...

love the pics, are so funny!
I want youuuuuur hair hahahaha!
Nice blog, really.
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tessa said...

looks like a ton of fun!

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Steffys Pros and Cons said...

ive been to alaska, its so pretty!! thanks for your sweet comment!

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Sada said...

Your post made me laugh...9 miles, 7 miles uphill. What a crazy, great adventure. Love the photos and you guys look GREAT doing it all! Just fab.
xo
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