Original photo by Thomas Shahan

Planet earth is one colourful place! Wherever you travel you’re certain to find vibrant shades, and along with them the desire to capture them as photos.

On the Visit Britain Superblog Paul did a lovely post showing ‘Rainbow Britain’, I thought I would go for a global version and shade it through the order of the spectrum. From violet to turquoise to crimson, we take a world tour of rainbow colours captured by talented photographers. Scroll the page up and down rapidly for the full, slightly psychedelic, rainbow experience!

Indonesia

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Photo by Tanti Ruwani

Santa Ynez, California

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Photo by Anita Ritenour

Tenerife, Canary Isles

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Photo by Philippe Guillaume

Tenerife is certainly colourful from the sea all the way up to the top of El Teide. Turtles, dolphins and fish grace the shores around plus the array of colour all the way up inland to the top of El Teide cannot be ignored. An island to explore most definitely.

Vasto, Italy

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Photo by Gabriele Simone

The Maldives

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Photo by Nattu

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Photo by Nattu

Lake Peyto, Canada

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Photo by Tony Hisgett

Munnar, India

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Photo by Bimal K C

Banff, Canada

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Photo by  Satoru Kikuchi

Pokhara, Nepal

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Photo by Dhilung Kirat

Napa, California

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Photo by Chris Willis

Worcestershire, England

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Photo by David Evans

Scenes like the one above in Worcestershire are replicated all over Britain. The whole spectrum is covered in bloom and a drive out in the countryside is never a toll. Take the time to look around and enjoy nature in full glory. Be it on wheels or on foot.

Texas, USA

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Photo by Michael Glasgow 

Yekaterinburg, Russia

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Photo by Vladislav Sabanov

Coldingham, Scotland

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Photo by Neal Fowler

Pahoa, Hawaii

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Photo by Paul (Dex) Bica 

Istanbul, Turkey

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Photo by Matthias Rhomberg

Blue seas, blue and red skies, ancient buildings and palaces. High mountains, National Parks and battlegrounds that are steeped in history. When booking your flights to Turkey take the time to think about the wonders to discover apart from the relaxing at the beach. It is a treasure trove for tourists and history buffs alike.

Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Photo by Luis Argerich

Guangdong, China

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Photo by Suloke Mathai 

Canberra, Australia

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Photo by Huw Alexander Ogilvie

France

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Photo by Jenny Downing 

…And finally an amazing rainbow photo so you can check we got the colours right! This stunning double-rainbow was shot in the St Elias National Park in Alaska.

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