Travel theme: Cheerful

It’s getting to that time of year, isn’t it? With goodwill and cheer breaking out all around as we power up the holiday lights, here’s a cheerful theme to get you in the mood. Starting off, a burst of happy colour at Cascadian Farm in Washington State’s North Cascades.

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Cheerful (and a little freaked out) tourist holding an octopus at Seattle’s Pike Place Market.

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A girl reacts to a rose seller in Rome.

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Participants in Dublin’s People’s Procession of Light.

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Happy parasols floating above the Bellagio foyer in Las Vegas.

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A dashing red cardinal in a snowy Central Park.

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So are you ready to spread the cheer with your own interpretation of this week’s theme? If you would like to join in (everyone’s welcome!) here’s what to do:

  • Create your own post and title it Travel theme: Cheerful
  • Include a link to this page in your post so others can find it too
  • Watch out for the next travel theme which will come out next weekend
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xxx Ailsa

Childhood itself is scarcely more lovely than a cheerful, kindly, sunshiny old age. – Lydia M. Child

The human body is a steed that goes freest and longest under a light rider, and the lightest of all riders is a cheerful heart. – John Burroughs

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