This is like India’s Amazing Festival of Colors …except it’s in the last place you’d guess in the USA.

Optimist from Brian Thomson on Vimeo.

As simple as it may be, watching a huge group of people dance and celebrate is incredibly inspiring. Filmed at the Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple in Spanish Fork, Utah during the annual Festival of Colors, this short clip captures the laughs, gorgeous backdrop and true essence of the festival-people coming out to celebrate and be with one another.

-Mitch

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Mitch Lex

Mitch grew up in Flagstaff, Arizona where he fell in love with kayaking, backpacking and just about everything else there is to do outside. Since moving to the Midwest, Mitch has continued to explore trails and rivers throughout the country. His greatest adventures include roaming with grizzlies and caribou on a NOLS course in Canada's Yukon Territory, swimming with dolphins while studying abroad in New Zealand, and guiding backpacking trips in southwestern Colorado and Utah. He sees the outdoors as a place where you can discover what is truly important in life while exploring a little bit about oneself along the way. Contrary to popular demand, he enjoys dried pineapple and Reese's pieces over M&M's and raisins in his trail mix any day of the week. Sorry GORP.

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