Exploring the beach at Sochi Winter Olympics ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Shira Springer/Globe Staff Fisht Olympic Stadium, as seen from the promenade along the Black Sea beach. Shira Springer/Globe staff Welders at work on fencing along the promenade. Shira Springer/Globe staff A security guard along the promenade takes in a view of the Black Sea. Shira Springer/Globe staff In places where trees weren't planted in time for the Olympics, pictures of trees were attached to fencing to cover up construction areas. Shira Springer/Globe Staff The Sochi version of street sweepers -- men with brooms -- tidy up the promenade. Shira Springer/Globe Staff Fishermen drop their lines in the Black Sea, before an impressive mountain backdrop. Shira Springer One of the more finished stretches of the running path by the Black Sea. Shira Springer With work still in progress on sleek new buildings, a construction worker monitors a controlled burn. Shira Springer/Globe Staff Workers trundle sand down the promenade, to be used where needed. Shira Springer/Globe Staff Electricians install security cameras along the promenade. Shira Springer/Globe Staff Trees are planted along the promenade.