The nourishing environments of still water and the forest floor both bloom in circular beauty. Whether the tiny orange “flowers” were flowers, mushrooms or another type of fungus, I couldn’t determine and I was too far behind our guide to ask. The forest floor is in a Lacandon Reserve in Chiapas, where one of the few remaining members of this purely Mayan village led us though the forest. The cycle of nature is clearly portrayed as life springs forth from decay. The still pond is actually a still inlet of an Amazon River tributary in Peru.
Weekly Photo challenge: Bring together two of your photos into dialogue. What do they say to each other?