Travel theme: Colourful

We’re drawn to color — unabashedly bold colors, mixtures of mix-and-match colors, or just strong singular monotones.  So snapping photos dominated by colorful combinations has become as much a part of traveling and sightseeing as people-watching, which can be colorful in and of itself.

Vendor, Balloon Fiesta 2014

Vendor of colorful Balloon Fiesta souvenirs — Albuquerque, New Mexico

Telephone wire baskets, South Africa

Colorful baskets made of telephone wire for sale in Soweto, South Africa

Racers at Biscuit Festival 2014

Colorful runners in the International Biscuit Festival 2014 early morning race, Knoxville, Tennessee

For more entries in Ailsa’s Where’s My Backpack photo challenge — Travel theme: Colourfulclick here.

About Oh, the Places We See

Met at University of Tennessee, been married for 47 years, and still passionate about travel whether we're volunteering with Habitat Global Village, combining work at Discovery with pleasure, or just seeing the world. Hope you'll join us as we try to see it all while we can!
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12 Responses to Travel theme: Colourful

  1. Pingback: Some Color in Nepal | rfljenksy – Practicing Simplicity

  2. Lynda says:

    Great captures – all of them make you smile 😊Those baskets look really cool.

    • Thanks, Lynda, for the kind words. Those baskets, made of telephone wire, were colorful and geometric. Can’t imagine that the wire wouldn’t cut into the maker’s hands as it’s tugged into shape. We brought home a few, but you probably guessed that!!

  3. Amy says:

    Beautiful colorful post! What a fun festival. 🙂

  4. A fun way to address the subject. And men in tutus should be colorful. I am reminded of the old statement, “If you are going to jump, dive!” 🙂 –Curt

  5. cindy knoke says:

    Such fun bursting from the fotos! ❤

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