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The lush bougainvillea guards its corner. Roots and flowers spilling over its limits, but still standing tall. A gorgeous and proud being…

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Picture taken while ambling along the streets of Faro, Portugal.

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Color Story : Blue

Sky. Ocean. Teal. Berry. Sapphire. Azure. Aegean. Peacock. Cobalt. Denim. Navy… Picture each of these, and a random collection of words will quickly transform into vivid and evocative names for various shades of Blue.

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Sunny, happy day. Santorini, Greece

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Calcutta Trams, running since 1902. Kolkata, India.

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Chunks of glacier ice floating on a lagoon. Jökulsárlón, Iceland.

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Stained glass window at a church. Västerås, Sweden.

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Azulejo, a mural made from tin-glazed ceramic tiles. Lisbon, Portugal.

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Call for selfie onboard the Tallink ferry! Tallinn, Estonia.

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Color Story : Candy

Hello Readers,

Amidst all the hullabloo about the color of that blue-black or white-gold dress, I introduce a new feature on my blog called ‘Color Stories’! I’m sharing snapshots of my travels, tied together by color. Why this post is called ‘Candy’, you ask? Check out Ingrid Sundberg‘s post about the Color Thesaurus, that’s why! Hope you will enjoy browsing through my travel world, as I do when I revisit memories locked in my albums 🙂

 Little angel on a toadstool, Mornington Peninsula, Australia

Dreamy little angel on a toadstool, Hedgend Maze, Healesville, Australia

 

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Heart carved on a guard’s stand, Copenhapen, Denmark

 

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Vintage Vespa, Melbourne, Australia

 

Juicy strawberries picked from Sunnyridge Farm, Australia

 

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Pleasant message on Norwegian Airlines’ seat cover

Pssst! There’s more good stuff on Travel Diaries & Color Stories!

Photo Challenge: Yellow

As The Daily Post very wisely noted, the festivals around this time of the year tend to nearly ignore the color yellow. So here’s a round-up of some bright splashes of yellow… it quite suits the sunny name of my blog, right?

Yellow wall, Cairns, Aurstralia

Mini porcelain shoes, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Delicious Paella, Mallorca, Spain

Love locks on a bridge over Corinth Canal, Korinthos, Greece

Flowery fields, Copenhagen, Denmark

Gorgeous ceilings at the Vatican Museum, Vatican City

Big blocks of cheese, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Yellow wall standing out among the dominant blue-whites,  Santorini, Greece

Click away for more snapshots from the Weekly Photo Challenge.