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What a “shower” !

Posted by Big John on July 15, 2013

Five minutes walk from my home is this beach …

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… and this is how it looks for most of the year. That is until the sun shines on a Sunday and the temperature heads into the eighties, as it did yesterday ! … Then the area looks like this …

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…with both locals and visitors enjoying the good weather and a sea breeze. Some were even enjoying a dip in the sea …

IMG_0001 (1024x1011)… but, hang on a minute … what was I witnessing ? … I could faintly hear singing coming from the group far out in the shallows ! I adjusted the lens on my camera to see if I could get a closer shot, and came up with this not too clear picture …

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… but, yes ! … some people seemed to be praying and others are submerging themselves in the sea and splashing water on their companions … It was a public baptism !

No it wasn’t ! … or if it was they had a very strange hymn book, for just as I was about to leave, the breeze from the sea strengthened and I could clearly hear …

… “Singing in the rain, just singing in the rain” !

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2 Responses to “What a “shower” !”

  1. Rummuser said

    Wow!

  2. That guy in the black coat looks like he wanted to baptist somebody. It appears he couldn’t bind a victim among the singers.

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