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Colour Your World: Violet Purple

Queen Mary 2, with a crescent moon and purple glowing thing on top

Queen Mary 2, with a crescent moon and purple glowing thing on top

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Queen Mary 2 stopped in Sydney for two nights in March. I was quite excited, because I’ve booked a short cruise on the ship for next year. Wildly extravagant, I know! 🙂 QM2’s sister ship, Queen Victoria, was here a few days before QM2, lit overall in a very eye-catching purple; at least QM2 confined the purple glow to the globular thing on top (various electronic instruments, I suspect).
(Color Your World Challenge: Violet Purple)


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Colour Your World: Tan

A building in Nuevo Progreso, Mexico

A building in Nuevo Progreso, Mexico

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Nuevo Progreso is a small town just across the Rio Grande River from Texas. It thrives on the proximity to hundreds of thousands of “snowbirds” — retired Canadians and Americans who migrate south for the winter. Living in towns such as Brownsville, McAllen and Harlingen (in my parents’ case!), these Winter Texans walk across the bridge into Progreso for prescription medicines, souvenirs, dental work — and eating, drinking and dancing!
(Color Your World Challenge: Tan)


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