It’s well and truly November, cold and dark and leafless outside, so it seemed like now was as good a time as any to catch up with some pictures of our visit to sunny California back in (yikes) May. Doug and I made the trip for our honeymoon, and got a chance to do lots of sight-seeing as well as catch up with some relatives who hadn’t been able to make it out for our wedding.

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We went hiking at Point Reyes National Seashore on the Tomales Point Trail the day after we got in, and although I don’t have any good pictures of Doug and I in our hiking gear, I did at least snap a couple pictures of the stunning scenery.

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The next day, we hopped in the car and drove down the coast to Monterey. We snapped a few pictures for the blog in the cannery section of the Monterey Bay Aquarium, where we spent most of the day wandering around and looking at fish.

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I wore a suitably themed outfit for the occasion, since I just can’t pass up the opportunity to wear a novelty print. Sure, everything’s a bit wrinkled from travel but nobody really pays attention when you’re covered in hot pink coral.

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We didn’t take many pictures in the aquarium, mostly because it’s hard to do it justice! So I don’t have a lot to show you aside from these jellyfish. You’ll just have to take my word for it that the Monterey Bay Aquarium is the best aquarium I’ve ever been to, and well worth a visit if you’re ever driving down the California coast.

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  • Ocean-themed hair flowers: Made by me
  • Deep Sea Coral vintage reproduction print dress: Trashy Diva
  • White cardigan: Gift from Sara
  • Seahorse pin: Erstwilder
  • White vintage reproduction sandals: Rocket Originals