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In this photograph in La Vanguardia Readers' Photos we can enjoy the blue sea and sky in Lloret de Mar, in the Selva region.
Lloret de Mar is a town famous for its beaches. To the east is the castle of Sant Joan, with good views. In the center of the town, the church of Sant Romà offers architectural examples of both Catalan Gothic and modernism. The Santa Clotilde gardens are located on a cliff facing the sea and their style imitates that of the Italian Renaissance.
In this snapshot we can see how the solar pillar is formed over the waters of the Mediterranean off the coast of Lloret de Mar.
A pillar light is an atmospheric optical phenomenon in which a vertical beam of light appears to extend above and/or below a light source.
The effect is created by the reflection of light from small ice crystals that are suspended in the atmosphere or that comprise high-altitude clouds (for example, cirrostratus or cirrus clouds).
If the light comes from the sun (generally when it is near or even below the horizon), the phenomenon is called a solar pillar, as in this case in Lloret.