Create a bucketlist, do something you have never done before, visit some place you have never been, eat food you would never dream of eating, most importantly… LIVE!! – Nadia Nelson
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Hi, I’m Nadia. I love food, travel, and photography. I’m an Austinite, full-time foodie, weekend explorer, traveler, and avid book reader. NadiaNelson is a solo female travel and lifestyle blog featuring travel tips, photography, food, and books that inspire my travel adventures and life.
Blank walls are a shared canvas and we are all artists. – Karla H. Krueger
I love exploring new places and discovering the artistic capabilities of random strangers. Art only known by his or her unique style. Graffiti, a transient form of art, is one of my favorite forms of artwork. It has progressed from simple “tags” to beautiful works of art, such as murals, drawings, and can incorporate 3-D features.
Visiting Castle Hill
When visiting the Austin area, the Hope Outdoor Gallery (known as Castle Hill or Graffiti Park) is a must see. The Hope Outdoor Gallery is an non-profit organization that was started in 2011. It is a place for muralists, street artists, art education classes and community groups that opportunity to express their creative sides. On any given day, you can find artists creating thier next visual creations. Castle Hill is located in downtown Austin on private property. You will know you are there when you find the street packed with cars.
People make the short trek to the top for great view of downtown Austin. Snapping their favorite pieces of street art, selfies, or leaving their on mark on the Hill. Bring your own spray can or grab one of the many lying around. I can be honest and say that I have never been to the top of the Hill. Getting up there can be a little challenging. Be sure to where comfortable shoes if you do. I have had a few missteps and slips making my way up or down. I guess it is all part of the experience. The under developed condo area is set to be relocated to a six-acre project at Carson Creek Ranch.
Here are some of my favorite snaps… Please excuse the vulgar language.
Until next time…
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