Orange and Green in Mexico

When I did a search for orange and green a bunch of photos taken in Mexico over the last few years showed up.

Mexicans seem to have an affinity for orange and green combos (when they’re not putting together other bright combos).

Bright orange and green stools at a freshly-squeezed orange juice stall in the Puerto Escondido market.  Bright orange and green stools at a freshly-squeezed orange juice stall in the Puerto Escondido Market, MexicoGreen fishing nets and orange buoys create a grid of fishermen’s lockers in Puerto Escondido. Green fishing nets and orange buoys create a grid of fishermen's lockers in Puerto Escondido, MexicoAn array of aguas frescas in Tecoman: horchata, orange and some impossibly bright green drink. An array of aguas frescas in Tecoman, MexicoEven the Mexican iguanas favour orange and green: the males are orange, the females green. This is in the iguanario in ManzanilloIguanas in Manzanillo, Mexico. The males are orange, the females green.Agave putting up a stalk in preparation for blooming, up against an orange wall in Zihuatenejo. Agave putting up a stalk in preparation for blooming, up against an orange wall in Zihuatenejo, MexicoAgaves really do seem to have an affinity for orange walls.Agave against an orange wall in a Coyacan Museum PatioOr maybe it’s just that Mexicans have an affinity for orange walls, and they like to put plants in front of them. Orange walls backdrop a large philodendron in Coyacan, MexicoA palm tree in front of the orange walls of the Casino in Mexico City.A palm tree in front of the orange walls of the Casino in Mexico CityMakeshift window coverings in an orange wall in Puebla.Makeshift window coverings in an orange wall in Puebla, MexicoAn exotic orange bird on a blue tiger claw flower at the Botanical Garden in Puerto Vallarta.An exotic orange bird on a blue tiger claw flower at the Botanical Garden in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

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