“Do. Or do not. There is no try.”
Yoda, Star Wars
THE Carretera de les Aigües is a 10km track within the natural park of Collserola, which overlooks Barcelona. At 450m above sea level, its highest point affords spectacular views of the city very similar to those at the top of our secret staircase highlighted in chapter one. It also has the advantage of being a perfect running and cycling track, where we both do some of our best thinking and enjoy our deepest recovery. From here we can see the whole city, the big picture, and it gives us perspective on any challenges or problems we may be facing at the time.
Figure 12.1. Barcelona from Carretera ...