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Yellow... in all its shades

To me, Easter is yellow. It's the colour I always associate with Pascua or Semana Santa. It reminds me of the golden sun rays shining bright early on Easter Sunday, Resurrection Day. Or the sunny daffodils nodding their heads in the breeze and golden crocuses crouching in pots or dotting lawns. It's the fluffy canary-coloured chicks nestling up to coloured Easter eggs, or the creamy butter icing on the Easter cake. It's even the honey-coloured crosses on hoft cross buns, my favourite at this time of year, but which I will have to do without yet another year since you can't get them in Mexico.

So to keep in this mood, I decided to find photos of Mexico with a yellow tinge to them.

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Mariachi playing

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The inside of the Palacio de Correos (the Post Office) is spectacular

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Bird cages on the balconies of a yellow building]

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Blue and yellow tiles

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The colourful flat-bottomed boats which ply the canals in Xochimilco

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Perfumes and essences

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Most school buses here are yellow

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House in Malinalco

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Masks at the Ruth Lechuga museum

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The yellow room at Robert Brady's house in Cuernavaca

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Painted cat curled up with a bottle of Sol beer

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Young coconuts on the coast

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Yellow bird seen in Akumal, Yucatán

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Bright yellow chairs

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A lizard sunbathing next to a yellow wall

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Day of the Dead offering at the Dolores Olmeda Museum

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Bright yellow lichen on the rocks - near Jilotepec

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frida Kahlo's cheerul kitchen

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Some varieties of chillis are yellow

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Arched courtyard in Zona Rosa

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Lemons fresh off the tree in Mazamitla, Jalisco

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New leaf

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Colour in Coyoacán

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The Palacio de Bellas Artes

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Ornate lamp

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yellow butterfly

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Sunrise in the Centro Histórico

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Cactus flower

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Swallowtail on flower

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Typical Mexican breakast

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Bright yellow Beetle

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The famous Caballito

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Building in the Centro Histórico

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frijoles!

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Inside the Modern Art Museum

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A big smiley balloon

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Autumn leaves in Chapultepec Park

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Corn or maiz is the staple diet here in Mexico

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Lady making tortillas

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Restaurant specialising in food from Yucatán - in Coyoacán

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Policewoman on her bicycle

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The domes at the Basilica de Guadalupe

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Cycling is my favourite activity

Posted by margaretm 18:52 Archived in Mexico

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Beautiful pics..

by himali

Your creativity amazes me! You manage to capture scenes that many people don't even SEE! I will be expecting a coffee table-type book forthcoming!! Keep being an inspiration!

by Lynda Martinez del Campo

Thanks, Lynda. I'm hoping to do a series on colours so watch out for more!

by margaretm

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