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9 of the best places around the world for colourful pictures

Community Highlights Photography 9 of the best places around the world for colourful pictures

It's time to embrace some colour in the world. And there is no better place to do it than in these fabulous destinations as evidenced by these great photos from Travellerspoint members

Chefchaouen, Morocco

The blue washed buildings of Chefchaouen's old town are a stunning example of how everyone sticking to one colour scheme can really make a striking impression.

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Photographer: Budgetguy

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Photographer: Hawkson

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Photographer: mpereda

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Photographer: JaymeBarrett

Bonaire

The residents of the beautiful southern Caribbean island of Bonaire are not afraid of colour. Gloriously painted in all the colours of the rainbow, this is the kind of place to go if you're sick of beige.

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Previous 4 photos by marlis

Mexico

Mexico is full of colourful towns, buildings, artefacts and of course beautiful colour food to keep your spirits up.

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Guanajuato by Liamps

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Photographer: margaretm

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Photographer: margaretm

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San Cristóbal de Las Casas, emjane

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Photographer: jhongne

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San Luis Potosi, Kim khamdi

India

Indians love a bit of colour in their life. They even have a festival dedicated to it.

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Holi Festival, Vrindavan by koscusko

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Open air Holi Festival by drkr

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Colours ready to be used - adamandrina

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Photographer: hansaphoto

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Photographer: prabir.b.sen

Read more about the Holi Festival in our Famous Festivals guide

Netherlands

The Netherlands can be fairly dreary in winter, but head to the tulip fields in spring and you can treat yourself to vast fields of colour.

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Photographer: anak

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Photographer: Gemi9bear

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Photographer: RachMulder

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Photographer: ashleym66

To reach the tulip fields, the most convenient option is to stay in Amsterdam is ideal.

Fez, Morocco

The tanneries of Fez are a star attraction, precisely due to the beautiful colours.

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Photographer: adtamo

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Photographer: porz

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Photographer: adtamo

Boca, Buenos Aires

This area of Buenos Aires is famous for its colourful streets

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Photographer: Midworlder

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Photographer: marlis

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Photographer: Peacocks

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Photographer: HT

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Photographer: Capicúa

Havana, Cuba

Havana can be a bit like a time capsule. A gorgeous time capsule filled with colourful people and vintage cars and revolutionary images everywhere.

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Photographer: Kendall T

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Photographer: JOSE_MARIA

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Photographer: marlis

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Photographer: marlis

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Photographer: jza80

Santorini, Greece

Greece embraces their national colours throughout the country, but Santorini is particularly known for its whitewashed walls combined with blue doors and frames.

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Photographer: RobandEve

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A view of Oia - Super G

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Photographer: Kamar

Of course there are many more places around the world where colour abounds a little more than usual. If you have some great travel photos of your own to share, be sure to contribute to our photo galleries by uploading them.

By Peter

Posted Thu, Dec 15, 2016