in barcelona, weekends in may are starburst colored. perfect for fun in the sun. i hate the beaches here though. they're dusty, the sand is more like dry mud than sand, it cakes on your skin like a fake suntan, the ocean is gooey and smelly, and everywhere is full of drunken redfaced fatties who flew in from midlands. the beach i despise less here is the forum, because there is no beach. only concrete slabs that dip straight into the ocean. no tourists here either: only tight pubescent moroccans or gypsies from la mina (the projects), swimming, diving and stealing wallets in their underwear.