The morning started early: after 3 hours of deep and fast sleep, the alarm clock went of at 5:00. And what a shock that was! The big difference I immediately felt was that after the milliseconds it took for me to acknowledge where I was and remembering what I was there to do, it took me no time to jump out of bed, grab a quick snack and some coffee from my thermal bottle and there I was – ready to rock and roll!
As I start writing this new set of posts, less than 24 hours have gone by since arriving from the expedition. I am being completely honest with you when I say that I still miss the words for accurately describing the sensations I came across during these last 5 days. I guess somethings are really to be felt and not put in words. Very few have the ability to transpose this and I’m certainly not one of them. Please bear that in mind while reading the remaining posts of this series.
Getting soooo close I can almost smell it 🙂 (as in the cold air in the high mountains)
with hours left to the beginning of the journey there is not much left to prepare
A post that considers bot the T-4 and T-3 days.
Yesterday, a day mostly dedicated to the family, with a final shopping points in the way (some snacks to carry during the day and caffeine drinks for the driving 🙂 ). As I will have a very active next days, I will do all the packing today. I don’t want to stay up late on the days before driving as it adds unnecessary risk to the mix.
Thanks to fabulous contributions and messages in my facebook page, the topic around what equipment to take is still boiling in my head. It is great to see that film has so passionate defenders and I believe they are right.
The screening process of what to take, at least for me is a hard one. I don’t want to take anything I won’t use BUT I want to be sure I will take anything I will need, and if it is a critical component, take spares.
Planning is at least 50% of the fun. Being a planning freak adds to the joy. Trying to think in advance for
All the things involved that are not directly related to photography are now part of my off-work stack. Some examples of what I’m talking about
9 months ago, I was challenged by Foto-Nature for a photographic expedition to Picos da Europa National park (PENP) in Spain . Heard a lot about these mountains. Not that many photographies of the area, though…