Luminous tiled pool of cerulean glass and gilt
German couple with selfie-stick, expanse of Pacific ocean blown out behind them
One black guy on the tour, wearing plaid shorts and matching shoes- He’s the one who says “trident” when the guide asks “what does Neptune carry?”
Heavyset girlfriend with cat-eye frames to ponytailed burner/burnout journeyman boyfriend: “We should win the lottery and build a pool like this” He responds “Yeah”.
My mom: “I wonder who polishes the silver?” Another white lady about her age standing nearby: “Yeah, I don’t want that job.”