Things were pretty jam-packed with work and sight-seeing taking up 98% of my time, but I still managed to get up with the birds one morning to capture the Barcelona sunrise. The area right outside my hotel is called La Barceloneta and it’s comprised mainly of beaches, restaurants, and clubs.

The beaches were nice and clean, and there were always people out playing volleyball or just laying on the sands. Sadly, I wasn’t one of them. By the time I was done with work, the sun was setting and the water drastically cooling.

These were the best shots I could get having woken up at 5:30, dressed, and headed downstairs, but I still missing the best part of the sunrise by at least five or ten minutes. Still, not bad. Now, if I had stayed out all night like some of the drunk kids that were loitering on the beach (can Europeans loiter?), I might have caught some great shots.

Maybe on my next trip to Spain I’ll get up a little earlier…

Sunrise Over La Barceloneta 1

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Sun, Sand, Surf, and Drunken Abandon

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Sunrise Over La Barceloneta 2

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