The Beach On Instagram Vs The Beach In Reality

Here be seagulls.

1. Driving to the beach on Instagram.

Driving to the beach in reality.

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2. Sand on Instagram.

Sand in reality.

3. Drinking at the beach on Instagram.

Drinking at the beach in reality.

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4. Beach hair on Instagram.

Beach hair in reality.

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5. Dogs on Instagram.

Dogs in reality.

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6. Sunbathing on Instagram.

Sunbathing in reality.

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7. Innocent beach fun on Instagram:

Innocent beach fun in reality:

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8. Lifeguards on Instagram.

Lifeguards in reality. / Via Hannah Jewell

9. Beach weather on Instagram.

Beach weather in reality.

10. Happy couples on Instagram.

Happy couples in reality.

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11. Family outings on Instagram.

Family outings in reality.

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12. Swimming in the sea on Instagram.

Swimming in the sea in reality.

13. Sandcastles on Instagram.

Sandcastles in reality.

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14. Protecting your skin from the sun’s harmful rays on Instagram.

Protecting your skin from the sun’s harmful rays in reality.

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15. Getting a nice tan on Instagram.

Getting a nice tan in reality.

16. Enjoying an ice cream on Instagram.

Enjoying an ice cream in reality.

17. Getting buried in the sand on Instagram:

Getting buried in the sand in reality:

18. Surfing on Instagram.

Surfing in reality.

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Hannah Jewell is a senior staff writer for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
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