My World In Five Colours

I was nominated a while ago by James from Plus Ultra and Jennifer from My Sardinian Life for the Capture the Colour photo competition run by TravelSupermarket.com. The rules entail that I publish a post with five original shots from my travels, each one representing the colours blue, green, yellow, white and red. I then need to tag five other bloggers and link back to TravelSupermarket on Facebook or Twitter (with the tags @travelsupermkt and #capturethecolour).

So here are the snapshots of my world in five colours:

BLUE: PAMMUKALE, TURKEY

Thermal springs - Pammukale, Turkey

The contrast of the dazzling white travertine terraces with these deep turquoise thermal pools is nothing short of breathtaking. The ‘Pammukale’ or ‘cotton castles’ are formed by deposits of carbonate minerals from the hot springs reputed to have therapeutic properties.

RED: WADI RUM, JORDAN

Camel Crossing

A camel crossing!! We came upon this sign on the desert highway leading from Wadi Rum to Amman and just HAD to stop for photos.

YELLOW: HANGZHOU, CHINA

Monks Texting

Can you separate teenagers from their mobile phones? I guess not…not even these pious monks oblivious to the hordes of tourists in the Lingyin temple 🙂 The light in this intimate scene grabbed my attention.

WHITE: EDFU. EGYPT

Man with turban

It was sweltering outside in the midday heat, yet we lingered hoping for a clear shot once the large tour group ahead of us entered the temple. The Egyptian man suddenly walked into the frame, his white turban in stark contrast against the earthy tones!

GREEN: MACHU PICCHU, PERU

Machu Picchu

What can I say about this tranquil scene of grazing llamas in the magical ruins of the Inca citadel? We were delighted that the terraces were still green in mid October.

This challenge is open to everyone – you don’t need to be nominated to take part. The deadline for submitting your entry is August 29th.

If you don’t have a Facebook or Twitter account simply email your entry to capturethecolour[at]travelsupermarket.com, complete with your name, address and phone number.

Good luck to evryone taking part in this challenge!

Posted by

Hi, I'm Madhu. Wanderer. Travel blogger. Story teller. Bitten late and hard by the travel bug, I am on a mission to make up for lost time.

138 thoughts on “My World In Five Colours

Let me know what you think

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.