SOUTH(ERN) AMERICA TOUR // PART I

October 29, 2013

So…we’ve cruised…and cruised…and cruised for approximately 2,700 miles. Boy did we see, do, eat, experience a lot. So much so, I’ve decided to break my recap posts into two, if you don’t mind.

On the first leg of our #southernamericatour / #pupventure13 (did you follow along on Instagram by any chance?) we toured through the southwest. From SoCal to Sedona to Albuquerque to Oklahoma City, down through Texas to Houston (and back!), me and Mr. Harvey ventured across all the desert and ranch-land one could ever imagine.

While the terrain all blended into one after some time, we couldn’t help but enjoy the absolute splendor around us. Open land, wild foliage and roaming animals…truly majestic. And as the photo-obsessed lady that I am, we did our fair share of stop – snap – drive along our journey. So today I’m sharing a selection of pics from our trip:

Southern America Tour | House of Harvey

Southern America Tour | House of Harvey

We made a stop at the Rio Grande as recommended by the lovely Becky of The Barkitect.(Thanks again!)

Southern America Tour | House of Harvey

We arrived in New Mexico during their annual Balloon Fiesta, and boy what a site! Hundreds of balloons floating overhead full of color and shapes…just breathtaking.

Southern America Tour | House of Harvey

Southern America Tour | House of Harvey

Southern America Tour | House of Harvey

Southern America Tour | House of Harvey

Southern America Tour | House of Harvey

As we closed our journey, we made a quick stop in Gilbert, AZ to visit some new friends and meet the wonderful Conan the Coonhound.

Southern America Tour | House of Harvey

Southern America Tour | House of Harvey

Southern American Tour | House of Harvey

As I’ve said in the past and will say again, traveling with your dog offers a special kind of magic that you just can’t find elsewhere. ┬áLiving through their excitement to see, hear, smell and simply take in each and every new environment is so invigorating and keeps gets me excited for each new destination and adventure that awaits.

If life seems a bit dull, do yourself a favor – adopt a pup and hit the road.

Cheers,

Steph

 

Be sure to check in tomorrow when I share pictures for my solo #southernamericatour through Georgia and the Carolinas!

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