Suisse Express (BCN-Geneva-BCN in 36 hours)

A week ago I got a call from a friend, apparently it was a normal conversation, but he said he had something to propose to me, (a crazy think I hoped, and so it was).

Let me paraphrase: Dude, you wanna come to Switzerland on Monday and come back the next day at night? To which I answered: Hell yeah!  But how are we gonna go there?  Then he answered: BY CAR!

How could I say no to such a cool plan?! So that's what we did, this Monday we met at 9 and started our express road trip to Geneva with 1548 km to cover ahead! 

But, a couple days before starting our journey, I had an inner dilema: Which camera should I bring? Should I go for 35mm? Medium Format? Slr? Rangefinder? And then I told to myself: Joan, you've been devoted to film photography since the start of the year, you haven't shot a digital camera since (almost) November of 2014, why don't you dust off your little digital travel companion for that occasion? And so I did, I dusted off my beloved Fuji X100 to document the whole experience. (Which after a long time of not using felt like shooting with a new camera and made me think about making a review of my experiences with it but that may come in another post).

Hopefully you can enjoy the photos as much as we enjoyed the trip, which was short but full of magnificent experiences.

Turó de L'home

One more week our obsession for getting lost and rid of the stress and speed of the city made us look for another place (this time not too far from civilization) to spend the day and enjoy nature.

This time we went to a fairly known mountain in the nearness of Barcelona. It's funny how a little car ride can lead you to such beautiful landscapes and peacefulness.

Isolation was not on the list of things you can find there as it's pretty accessible, nonetheless it was beautiful and very enjoyable. Luckily we found the first snow traces and the weather was very forgiving. As it was very windy we had the luck of enjoying both sunny and cloudy weather which made a pretty interesting light and color mix.

And with this it's 2 posts in 2 weeks. Exam's time is up so I won't keep up with this pace, hopefully in two weeks I should be back on track, meanwhile enjoy the new blog with the other posts and the new website!

All photos have been taken with a fujifilm x100 camera.

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