Author Archives: Caroline

how to visit cuba as an american in 2016: our first adventure of the new year

Well hello, hello.. if it isn’t 2016 and the first blog post of the New Year! I realize we’re putting two travel posts back to back, and the DRCongo and Cuba are gonna be quite different, but we’ve had so many people writing to us with Cuba questions that this post just can’t wait..! So […]

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February 2, 2016 - 11:25 am

Caroline Hi, Erika! So glad to hear you’re gonna make it to Cuba! You will love it. $150/day does include lodging, but not at a swanky hotel.. only at a Casa Particular. Meals are around 8-11 CUC$ each, but you can find rad little shops that the locals go to where you’ll get a very simple sandwich for about 2 CUC$. Beer and other cocktails are divine.. around 3 CUC$ each, and the sangria was always my fave! xx

February 1, 2016 - 8:29 pm

Erika Oh! One thing I forgot to ask- does that $150 per day you suggest include lodging? Also, how much would you say your average meal cost? Typical beer? Was there good street food? (Ok, so I have a few questions…)

February 1, 2016 - 8:02 pm

Erika Thank you SO much for sharing this! I’ve been dying to go to Cuba for years and will hopefully make it there this you. You provided so many answers to questions I wouldn’t have even thought to ask! Thanks again.

January 25, 2016 - 8:55 am

Cuba Travel Tips for Americans from Woodnote Photography – Anne Sage […] with a spring in their step, a zillion gorgeous photos on their memory cards, and a slew of useful Cuba travel tips for […]

justice rising in the democratic republic of congo: the peace movement

I’ve been in major stall mode with this blog post. Every time I go to write it, I end up a weepy mess and decide to try again later. Since it is the last day of 2015, the time is now.. so here goes, tears and all. Earlier this year, in the middle of summer […]

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colorful rustic fall wedding (kelsey + michael are married!) – camp pendalouan wedding


Hello, Hello, Friends! Happy Friday! It sure has been awhile. Since we last wrote, we’ve been around the world..  like, literally. Can you believe it?! India + Australia and the adventures / shoots / weddings that have happened over the past month have been marvelous, and we have so many new stories to share. But […]

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los angeles home birth – the birth of annu

I’ve photographed births before. Five, actually, if I count them. But I’ve never blogged them until now. Today feels a bit special. I met Punam at a bar a few years back. We were both there to celebrate the birthday of a mutual friend. We started chatting and realized we had a ton in common.. we’re […]

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rancho dos pueblos wedding, santa barbara (megan + andrew are married!)

Megan + Andrew were on the blog not too long ago, so we’re excited to post them s’more as we share some frames from their wedding today! A destination celebration by the sea.. this day was filled with sunshine, joy, laughter, incredible music and so. much. delicious. whiskey. Every last detail was chosen through playful intention, (like that […]

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October 28, 2015 - 9:01 am

{REAL WEDDING} LOVE AT SANTA BARBARA’S RANCHO DOS PUEBLOS… | Ever Ours […] totally radiates in their work as you can see for yourself.  check out more from this wedding over HERE, then most definitely stick around THEIR […]