by Meli C

Category — Travel

Jose Ignacio

To continue with our wedding week recap (see more here), I would like to show you some of my photos of  Jose Ignacio. A charming beach town, a beautiful lighthouse (that inspired our wedding invitations), and a seafood restaurant so good that you cannot miss it if you are ever in the area. It’s impossible not to fall in love with this place.

February 16, 2012   1 Comment

Garzón: Part II

About a ten minute drive from the town square, you will find yourself hillside. Some of the most breathtaking views, a mere 30 minutes away from the Atlantic ocean.

On a tip of a hill, Francis has built what I call the sunset deck. A place to gather around with a few bottles of wine and a fire, to watch the day come to an end.

A few hundred feet from the deck, tucked inside the Uruguayan hills,  a house. A charming hidden getaway built on a rock, with panoramic views of the valley. Inside, the decoration and style could only belong to Francis.

February 10, 2012   1 Comment


It all happened so quickly that I completely forgot to tell you about the tiny magical town of Garzón. Population 200.

On Thanksgiving last year, two days before our wedding, we hosted a luncheon for our guests there, at Fran’s father’s very special restaurant.

There’s an indescribable charm about this town and the special retreat that Francis has created. I think the best way that I can describe it is through my pictures.

{an onlooker, at the side of the road}

{town square}

{one of a few streets} 

{Garzón Restaurant/Hotel}

The day couldn’t have turned out better. We are extremely lucky to have been able to share with so many friends and family at such an unforgettable place. I leave you with one of my favorite photos from that day. Just look at all of those mischievous faces!

February 8, 2012   5 Comments

Airport Reality

{Photo source}

This is one of those (hilarious) pictures that are worth a thousand words!

February 2, 2012   1 Comment

Around the world in 5 minutes

This time-lapse is made up of 6,237 photographs. The journey covers 17 countries in 343 days. What an amazing job, Kien Lam.

January 13, 2012   1 Comment

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