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June 6: miscellaneous

Some shots from that afternoon and evening, mostly on a rambling walk back to the apartment.

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A sun wedge. From this perspective it looks like the lamp at the bottom of the picture is enormous and is pushed up against the wall across the street.

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A fan was blowing the Refrescs sign hither and yon.

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Ornamentation old and new.

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The northwestern façade of Santa Maria del Pi in the high western sun.

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We waded on through the late-afternoon madding crowd.

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And then, a glimpse of the Catedral across the grand Av. de la Catedral, more a long square than an avenue.

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Closer to home, a silhouetted sky.

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This was actually dawn the next morning; we were up until daybreak after coming back from a long night at Club Razzmatazz (this was a Saturday night). I'm not sure I'd have the gumption to do that now, just four years later. It took some effort even then!

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Peaceful light, warlike shapes.

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Looking west, the buildings were gently frontlit by the morning twilight, with the Belt of Venus in the background.

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The twilight through the stairwell roof.