Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Island Fever.

This fine gorgeous day, the family and I decided to explore the island of Alameda. 
Yes, we have an island in the Bay Area.
And uh huh, they really do consider themselves islanders
Technically they are, being surrounded by water and all, but I always thought this was strange, to consider themselves islanders, since they are a hop, skip and a job on over to Oakland and Berkeley - no ferry required!

It's like, what if Manhattanites started considering themselves islanders

But back to the point. (Is there ever a point to my nonsensical ramblings? I always thought I just needed words, blah blah blah, to accompany the pictures or else it would be too boring.) 
Being born and raised in the Philippines, I consider myself a true islander at heart (I even lived in Hawai'i for a year at one point!), and I was pleasantly surprised to find once we did start making our way around, Alameda most definitely did have that island feel to it. People were laid back and sweet, there was sense of community, and even all the beautiful ladies working at the downtown stores looked like they were from the islands. Aw yeah! Can't beat that lil homies!
And so we happily took full advantage of this paradise island today.

The Map, yo.

Now let's play, What in the world is Marie doing?!

Am I:

a) Yawning
b) Cheering
c) Airing Out the Pits
d) Catching a Fly for Lunch

Necklace, from my mother
Top, H&M
Belt, vintage from my grandmother
Dress, Modcloth
Shoes, Sway


adele said...

Love the print on your skirt hun xoxo

Tina A said...

That last photo is aweeeesome! :)

Keeping up with E.S.E.M said...

gorgeous photos!


The Annachrist said...

You have great legs! And what a cute outfit!

Andrea Reh said...

I want those shoes!

Andrea x

Anonymous said...

I like your skirt!!!
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Bárbara Neves said...

Lindas fotografias! Inspirador o local hein?! Curti.

Kashaya said...

Really cute outfit.=)

inmyhansonshirt said...

This sounds like a really interesting place! And I love your outfit! Also, my guess is B - cheering. :P

Tanvi said...

Pretty skirt! :)

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lapetiteblonde said...

so nice photos!!
love your skirt!!
kisses pretty and have a nice day=)

Rosa Blanca said...

so many beautiful colors!


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The doll on fashion said...

Looks like lots of fun!

The doll on fashion

Chic 'n Cheap Living said...

Ooh I love your skirt! It is funny how we can make new places our homes easily - glad you are getting the "island" feel.

p.s. Are you yawning and flying? ;)

Chic 'n Cheap Living

Molliee said...

gorgeous floral skirt!


yiqin; said...

pink is good on you :D said...

What a colorful and fun outfit! It's totally in sync with island style!

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Melu103 said...

you look so full of color :D

great pictures

so how was Alameda?
never been there before


S said...

So lovely!
Love this sweet and colorful outfit, looks so good on you!^^
Super cute skirt!

Baby Budget Blog said...

The print on the skirt is gorgeous!

Amanda Nguyen said...

wooow beautiful the floral print of your skirt!!


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