Olvera Street, 10 0n 10

For my daughter’s anthropology class, she needed to go to a cultural enclave in LA and observe the sights and food.  She asked if Andy and I would like to join her and of course we said yes! If I had known college homework was so much fun, I would not have dropped out. We went down to Olvera Street, one of the oldest streets in Los Angeles. It has been established as a historic landmark since 1953.  We went down in the morning so that the street would not be quite as full.


It was early in the morning so the street was just starting to open up.

While some of the stores and carts were still closed.


We didn’t mind.  We were able to roam slowly through the street, enjoying each other.



We tried making new friends.


I sometimes forget that my city is a major destination for tourists.  I love that people want to come see our city and I hope they see the beauty I see.


We stopped at our favorite spot for some taquitos.


We also went into the Avila Adobe, the oldest standing residence in Los Angeles.  It is now a museum and cultural landmark.


It was a fun day with my girl and my man.  We love our time spent together.


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  1. Kyle · April 10, 2015

    Yay! Love these. ❤

    • Staci Lee · April 10, 2015

      Thank you!

  2. Meg Burmester · April 10, 2015

    Such beautiful shots, my dear!

    • Staci Lee · April 10, 2015

      Thank you, Meg!

  3. Chinwe · April 10, 2015

    So wonderful! I especially love the tones you get with this film. That interior shot is just stunning. And of course your family is beautiful! 🙂

    • Staci Lee · April 10, 2015

      Thank you! I really liked that one too. I was surprised it can out. Hand held Hassy in low light can be tricky.

  4. Life in the Wylde West · April 10, 2015

    I just think its so awesome that she wants to hang out with mom and dad still! I love the pictures of your day and I think it’s rather nice you went early and it was nice and spacious. I love the dad/daughter pix and the shadow against the closed cart was super cool too.

    • Staci Lee · April 10, 2015

      It really is special and I don’t take it for granted. She is such a lovely soul. I can’t believe she is mine!

  5. Craig Pennington · April 11, 2015

    Oh my! These are gorgeous! (OK, I want a hello kitty luche libre mask now.)

    • Staci Lee · April 11, 2015

      Isn’t it awesome?!

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  7. Christine · April 11, 2015

    Beautiful Staci!!! I love all that you see and capture! I felt like I was walking down the street with you! Love!

  8. fourcalders · April 14, 2015

    These are absolutely beautiful Stacey. What a fantastic place to look around. I need to go on photo walks with my girl. 🙂

Thank you for your kind words.

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