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Now playing: Fireside

Its not a bright red Ferrari, in fact this happened way before I was given the chance to ruin my perception of any car slower than it. This happened on the same kinds of roads though.

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But it wasn’t during the day however, it was at night; in the middle of the night as I was returning from a dinner party in a remote town fifty kilometers away from home; in roads just as desolate as these ones.

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It was at night, this picture was taken a few minutes before it was completely darkened. I was cruising in the nearby motorway, the N-541, at around 90km/h when Spotify decided I would now have to dedicate the remaining 30 or so km to self-reflection. You can’t escape reflection, specially when the slushbox is changing the gears for you. It being a Mercedes, it prioritized quietness over demonstrating the slight burble and whistle of the 4cyl.

Top down, despite it being the middle of the night, the seat warmers did their charm.

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And there’s nothing quite like it...

A desolate road, no signs of light, and only a song to accompany the feeling.

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