Orange : Travel Theme

http://wheresmybackpack.com/2014/08/22/travel-theme-orange/     Where you can find more detail about the challenge.

 

ORANGE

Orange is the colour of saffron, pumpkins and apricots. It is between red and yellow on the spectrum of light, and in the traditionalcolour wheel used by painters. Its name is derived from the orange fruit.

In Europe and America, orange is commonly associated with amusement, the unconventional, extroverts, fire, activity, danger, taste and aroma, the autumn season, and Protestantism. In Asia, it is an important symbolic colour of Buddhism and Hinduism.[1]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orange_(colour)

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Kayaks = orange

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Orange: A word a week Challenge

If you want to know what this challenge is all about please feel free to hp over to

http://suellewellyn2011.wordpress.com/2014/05/31/a-word-a-week-photograph-challenge-orange/

There you will see how awesome it is to take part in this challenge!

ORANGE

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Persimmon

Persimmons are the edible fruit of a number of species of trees in the genus DiospyrosDiospyros is in the familyEbenaceae. The most widely cultivated species is the Asian persimmon, Diospyros kaki. In color the ripe fruit of the cultivated strains range from light yellow-orange to dark red-orange depending on the species and variety. They similarly vary in size from 1.5 to 9 cm (0.5 to 4 in) in diameter, and in shape the varieties may be spherical, acorn-, or pumpkin-shaped.[1] Thecalyx generally remains attached to the fruit after harvesting, but becomes easy to remove once the fruit is ripe. The ripe fruit has a high glucose content. The protein content is low, but it has a balanced protein profile. Persimmon fruits have been put to various medicinal and chemical uses.

Like the tomato, persimmons are not popularly considered to be berries, but in terms of botanical morphology the fruit is in fact a berry.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Persimmon