Local Color: Photo Essay

Even the nicest houses here are simple and small, but each one is as colorful as the owners can afford t make it.

Even the nicest houses here are simple and small, but each one is as colorful as the owners can afford to make it.  Colorful banners above the streets are a common sight.

houses

Our own small contribution to color  is a  variety of placements and dishes to brighten up our  little hotel  apartment.

Our own small contribution to color is a variety of placements and dishes to brighten up our little hotel apartment.

 

Trucks and buses are privately owned, and each ne is brightly painted to make a statement about the owner's business.

Trucks and buses are privately owned, and each one is brightly painted to make a statement about the owner’s business.

A lot of businesses  have religiously  themed names.  The

A lot of businesses have religiously themed names. The “Good Shepherd Pharmacy” seems more appropriate to us than “Divine Child Lubricants” and “Joshua 1:9 Carwash,” which we pass every day.

 

The brightly decorated Boaco Parque Central entrance and fence are typical for even very small cities.

The brightly decorated Boaco Parque Central entrance and fence are typical for even very small cities.

Boaco Park

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4 thoughts on “Local Color: Photo Essay

  1. Rianne would love the colors! She loves colors so much that she plan to name her future daughter “Rianne Rainbow Rose”

  2. Colorful is right. How fun. Looks like you are doing a great work and enjoying the journey as well. We have just returned home from another two weeks out west with two family reunions – our family and a cousin reunion for my family. Much fun, but it is good to be home and I have to admit, I will be glad to now be here for a while. Through with traveling for a while if I can help it.

    Take care of of yourselves and have a great week.

    Ann

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