World Colours – Green

Happy St Patrick’s Day! Now that I have a blog, I’m going to participate in this project that was started by Naomi at Box 53b, a friend I’ve got to know through Twitter, and Anne at Part Time Traveller. The idea, to paraphrase Anne, is to share our favourite photos according to the theme colour of the month. Other bloggers have already joined in the fun and posted white pictures for January, and red ones for February. I wonder if it’s too late for me to join in. ;) Back to the present; this month’s theme is green, and what better day to do this?

A sign of life on a sculpture at The Giant's House in Akaroa
A sign of life on a sculpture at The Giant’s House in Akaroa
The people at Bollywood Veggies have a sense of humour
The people at Bollywood Veggies sure have a sense of humour
A wee frog outside my hostel
Nopal (prickly pear cactus) in Guanajuato
Taroko Gorge
Capilano Canyon, Vancouver
Capilano Canyon, Vancouver

Green also happens to be a colour with a history in motor racing. In particular, a deep green tone called British Racing Green has been prominently used by British teams such as Jaguar and Lotus in successful Formula 1 and Le Mans campaigns, and it continues to be used today.

Vitaly Petrov starts a lap in the Caterham at the Singapore Grand Prix
Ford pilot Matthew Wilson at Rally Bicentenario Mexico
Takuma Sato on the streets of Long Beach
Takuma Sato on the streets of Long Beach

See all the World Colours posts: Red, Orange, Yellow (Part 1, Part 2), Green, Blue, Purple, White, Black

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