Weekly Photo Challenge: Jubilation

May 20, 2016 at 5:08 pm 11 comments

Inca Girl
Location: Cusco, Peru

Jubilation can be manifested in many ways.

In the case of the little girl waiting for the start of the parade in Cusco, Peru, the reaction was more restrained.

An unexpected gift of orange didn’t cause her to jump up and down.

But the look in her eyes and the way she held the fruit close to her mouth betrayed the emotions welling up deep inside her.

Ha Ha. I found it not only cute and funny but also reminded me of a similar situation when I was her age.

After her mother gestured to her as if it were a forbidden fruit, she handed it to her for safekeeping.

Needless to say, I lost tract of the little girl as the parade went on.

But there was something I did know. She enjoyed the taste of that orange much more because she held on to it a little bit longer.

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11 Comments Add your own

  • 1. stenoodie  |  May 20, 2016 at 7:23 pm

    Beautiful shot!

    Reply
    • 2. plaridel  |  May 21, 2016 at 8:07 pm

      stenoodie:

      glad you liked it. thank you.

      Reply
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  • 5. Rupali  |  May 22, 2016 at 12:26 am

    Lovely.

    Reply
    • 6. plaridel  |  May 24, 2016 at 9:57 pm

      rupali:

      thank you. i’m glad you liked itl πŸ™‚

      Reply
  • 7. ybawany  |  May 24, 2016 at 12:01 pm

    What an interesting interpretation of the challenge; makes me want to see more of your work as a photographer.

    I’ll be following you from now on. Have an amazing day! πŸ™‚

    Reply
    • 8. plaridel  |  May 24, 2016 at 10:05 pm

      yousuf:

      thank you. πŸ™‚

      Reply
  • 10. spiritofdragonflies  |  May 24, 2016 at 4:37 pm

    The smell of the orange probably brought jubilance to this young one!!

    Reply
    • 11. plaridel  |  May 24, 2016 at 10:01 pm

      spiritofdragonflies:

      i agree totally. πŸ™‚

      Reply

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