December 5, 2013

15:35 November afternoon in San Sebastian

In the afternoon the clouds was rolling in from the Bay of Biscay. Soon after the the grand beach Concha was in the grey afternoon light. But at 15:35 we still had the sun hidden behind the beach clock.

From the net:

San Sebastián or Donostia is a coastal city and municipality located in the Basque Autonomous Community, Spain.

It lies on the coast of the Bay of Biscay, 20 km (12 miles) from the French border.

Capital city of Gipuzkoa, the municipality's population is 186,122 (2011), with its metropolitan area reaching 436,500 (2010). Locals call themselves donostiarra (singular), both in Spanish and Basque.

The main economic activities are commerce and tourism, and it is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Spain. Despite the city’s small size, events such as the San Sebastián International Film Festival have given it an international dimension. San Sebastián, along with Wrocław, Poland, will be the European Capital of Culture in 2016.

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