The H-JACKET shown in the pictures in this post is not definitive and has lots of differences with the final product shown in the Kickstarter campaign.
It might be interesting, however, where this futuristic jacket has been tested. I’ve been very lucky I was able to wear one of the first prototypes of the “H-JACKET” during my trip in South America, back in April 2019.
The itinerary was extremely intense, even if we had two weeks we passed through three countries:
- Perù (Lima, Machu Picchu, Cuzco)
- Bolivia (Titicaca Lake, Copacabana, Isla del Sol, Salar de Uyuni, Deserto de Silioli)
- Chile (San Pedro de Atacama)
April 2019 was a key month for the development of the new products, so it was very inspiring to catch any detail from the trip.
PS: forgive me I am not a model.
After a short time in Lima (capital of Peru), we arrived in Cuzco, 3000 meters high.
Despite its incredible history, Cuzco, the capital of Inca Empire, is unfortunately very crowded.
Having a quad tour around Cuzco mountains was a must experience.
We passed through Cuzco in order to take on the Inca Trail: one day, 17 km walk to arrive on the MACHU PICCHU.
It took 17 km and any kind of weather to reach the Sun Gate to see the Machu Picchu.
There were some roads where you felt they would have brought you to a magic place.
Imagine now a place where there’s just pure white. The purest place ever, and that’s not antarctica.
Salar de Uyuni is the largest salt desert. You can get disoriented in it. It’s immense. It’s huge. It’s pure white… Almost pure white.
In the middle of nowhere, there’s an island called “Incahuasi” where you unexpectedly find 12 meters high giant cactuses. The island still has inexplicable origin made of volcanic, fossils and marine rocks.
At the end of the day, magic doesn’t end. The combination of salt, water and sunset creates the most incredible show I’ve ever seen.
What could we see of gorgeous after this?
We left Bolivia, the most beautiful country of the trip, for Chile. Chile shares some characteristics with Peru: very touristic but easier to drive. Bolivia gave us a whole different sense of freedom.
We stayed 3 days in San Pedro de Atacama: the driest place on earth.
One day, maybe, we will be use Vicunas wool for Opera Campi: that’s our next dream.
H-JACKET was something like complementary to any scenery where we have been. Its minimal style and smooth fabric with record breaking features made the garment perfect for the high temperatures variation.
Fabulous South American places where the H-JACKET has been tested was originally published in OPERA CAMPI on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.