Arriving in Barcelona on the very first day of 2018 to Marine’s gleaming face was a relief and in our sleep-deprived state, we began jumping around, eager to explore the bustling streets of Barcelona. We were both in a place that we’d dreamed about for so long and we didn’t want to waste a single second.
Barcelona would be the starting block to a five-week journey that would take us to icy peaks, vertical faces and show me a continent I knew very little about. Our Objective was simple; flood our senses with as many experiences as possible for as little as possible.
A little background as to how Marine operates. She is a type of French-Amazonian-woman-warrior. Even though, she’s in the final stages of her PhD. She juggles multiple conservation projects, guides photographic tours around the world, and last year she was training for ultra-distant trail runs. She does all of these things with a philosophy of Vite. Bien. Efficacy (French for Fast. Well. Efficient). When you don’t have a lot of cash, but you have the aspiration to see everything, you’ve got to do some planning. This was how we did BCN.
We cast away our bags in our little Airbnb in the heart of the city… This is an article that I wrote for Hi-Tec. To Read more… CLICK HERE