I really like the color green because it depicts nature and its abundance which is found in this planet. It is a natural color that brings peace to our surroundings. Just imagine a world without trees and plants!
Because of its vastness, we can find green pretty much anywhere in the world but its meaning association may vary across nations and it is found in many country’s flags.
For example in Brazil it represents the royal family, in Bangladesh it stands for the lushness of the land and in Mexico it represents independence (beginnings) and now hope and prosperity.
Below is some green I have captured around the world.
The Port City of Astoria in Oregon sits at the mouth of the great Columbia River that connects to the ocean.
Two weekends ago, we had no plans and spontaneously decided to drive about an hour and a half to Astoria even though the weather forecast stated “severe weather”. We are nonsensical travelers like that.
Our day trip to Astoria ended up being magical. We ate fresh fish and chips, took a walk along the rails, basked on the perfect chilly sunshine, came across a running historic 100 year old trolley and rode it, walked some more, had a couple of drinks and dessert, and finalized our day by buying our first piece of art for our apartment from an art gallery. It only started pouring rain when we drove back home after 8pm. Continue reading
This week had a nice variety of small pleasures from baking, to sports, receiving mail and getting glasses. Here they are in detail: Continue reading
It is hard to admit when things are broken, especially if that thing is ourselves, but there are broken things all over the world.
Here is a series of broken, or a variation of broken things around the world I’ve visited. Continue reading
Rainbow on the way to Mount Rainier, WA
I have never seen so many rainbows in my life together as I have in the last year in the Pacific Northwest. They still amaze me every time. They are yet one of the many reasons I love it here. Continue reading
I have been featured in Deanna’s Travel Bug Tuesday @ Wanderlust: Talk About Beauty.
Below is a sneak peak of the interview, but you can read the whole interview here.
Mani ( http://www.anewlifewandering.com ) is a girl in her twenties with a name from India but born and raised in Mexico City. In 2008 she met her soul-mate (an American) while traveling in India. She blogs about travel, food and photography as well as her personal unpredictable experiences, attempting to seek a simpler life, wandering around the world, and surrendering to God. Continue reading
Even though both terms are used interchangeably, there is a difference between Hispanic and Latino.
The usage of both terms has changed and adapted itself to a wide range of geographical and historical circumstances. The term that was used first was Hispanic. Continue reading