I’ve always been taught if you can’t find beauty in your own backyard you have no business going elsewhere to look for it.

Water in the San Lorenzo River (little more than a creek with the 2014 drought conditions), Santa Cruz, CA Water in the San Lorenzo River (little more than a creek with the 2014 drought conditions), Santa Cruz, CA Water in the San Lorenzo River (little more than a creek with the 2014 drought conditions), Santa Cruz, CA Water in the San Lorenzo River (little more than a creek with the 2014 drought conditions), Santa Cruz, CA

Water in the San Lorenzo River (little more than a creek with the 2014 drought conditions), Santa Cruz, CA

Arc de Triomf on a rainy morning - Barcelona

and you thought Paris had the only one….

Classic Catalonian architecture and classic Catalonian graffiti! I did notice around the city that most anything stone or masonry went untagged but every little bit of metal available was covered.