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Palm Springs

Welcome to the desert resort

Story by Karolina Szczur September 27th, 2016

Time to get back to going through the backlog of 2015 photos. In February ‘15 I had a blast in Palm Springs—first time in California outside of San Fran. Here’s how it went.

modernism

Palm Springs breathes mid-century modernist architecture. From Lautner to Wexler, sharp lines of buildings divide the desert and the skies.

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vintage cars

If there’s an abundance of anything in Palm Springs it’s either wealth, gravel or vintage cars. If you’re interested in the latter, well, you’re in for a treat.

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the ace

We’ve stayed at what seems to be the only rightly hip hotel in Palm Springs—The Ace. They definitely guarantee an inappropriate amount of vodka slushies by the pool or accidental wins in drunken bingo.

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San JAcinto peak

Despite the obvious path of visiting the Joshua Tree Park (more about it in my previous Exposure story), it was worth taking the Aerial Tramway (largest rotating aerial!). From the bottom of the Coachella Valley up to almost San Jacinto Peak it offers breathtaking views and opportunities to do some proper hiking.

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Footnote: Shot with Canon 5D, 50
Palm Springs, CA, United States