TOUR THE WORLD WITH #ACCIDENTALLYWESANDERSON
Combining the passion for exploring the world and the love in Wes Anderson’s unique art direction, a group of enthusiastic fans came up with a journey of discovering the “Wes” world. See the world from a different perspective and fall in love with the distinctive symmetrical pastel world. Get out there and you might find a “Wes” world hidden around your town.
WHO IS WES ANDERSON?
Recognized by his unique film directing style, Wesley Wales Anderson is a renowned American film director, screenwriter, actor, and producer. The multi-talented Wes loves symmetry and pastel tone, which can clearly be spotted in many of his films where scenes objects and camera angles are perfectly symmetrical. Wes also loves to bring out his creativity and fantasy with the usual casts.
ACCIDENTALLY WES ANDERSON
Inspired by Wes Anderson’s films, a community of film lovers got together to share pictures of travel destinations that look like a scene from Wes’ film. “Accidentally Wes Anderson” is the compilation of these destinations compiled by Wally Koval, Wes’ die-hard fan and an Instagram star with over a million followers. More than 200 colourful Wes-like scenes are captured and charmingly captioned to spark your traveller spirit. If you are looking for a list of destinations to be after the pandemic, grab this photobook and start making plans!
HOTEL OPERA, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
Built in 189 1, the 4-star neo-renaissance hotel stands tall against time through the rise and fall of communism. Hotel Opera is UNESCO – protected, and the inspiration for the famous film, The Grand Budapest Hotel.
GLENORCHY WHARF SHED, GLENORCHY, NEW ZEALAND
Glenorchy Whar f Shed’s red shed by a beautiful lake is one of many picturesque landmarks of New Zealand. The storage shed housed freight goods that were carried on steamers between Queenstown and Glenorchy.
LISBON TRAM, LISBON, PORTUGAL
Rede de electricos de Lisboa tramway has been a popular mode of transport in Lisbon since 1873. The eye-catching trams are great example of the vibrant culture in Portugal.
CRAWLEY EDGE BOATSHED, PERTH, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Tom Nattrass owns one of the most photogenic pastel blue boatsheds in the world. Located on the bank of Swan River, Perth, Crawley Edge Boatshed has been the subject of advertisements across the globe, including the University of Western Australia, Singapore Airlines, and ANA Airline.
HOTEL BELVÉDÈRE, FURKA PASS, SWITZERLAND
Situated nowhere along Furka Pass, the thousand turns route through the Alps, Hotel Belvédère overlooks icy stretches of the Rhône Glacier and a grotto carved into the blue-tinged ice.
HUSAVIK LIGHT, HUSAVIK, ICELAND
Husavik Light is the iconic half-cylinder lighthouse on Husavik Harbor, northeast Iceland. Painted in bright yellow, the 12 meters lighthouse contrasts the blue sea and snowy Greenland in its background.
MOUNT OLSTIND, SAKRISOY, NORWAY
Established as a fishing village on Lofoten, between Reine and Hamnoy, Mount Olstund sits beneath this towering mountain, one of the oldest in Northern Europe.
MARFA FIRE STATION, TEXAS, USA
Who would have thought you could find a pink fire station in Texas! Built in 1938 and armed by 17 volunteers, the fire station has been serving Marfa for over 80 years.