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Day Tripping Up the Coast to Puerto Lopez

ECUADOR | Tuesday, 13 Nov 2007 | Views [984]

We've spent several days just relaxing here in Punta Ayampe in "June gloom" weather. Windy conditions have given way to glassy morning surf sessions, yoga and meditation on the ocean view deck, and just chillin', taking the chance to catch ... Read more >

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Secret Surf Spot Unveiled

ECUADOR | Monday, 12 Nov 2007 | Views [1193]

To my dear surfer friends who have been religiously following our blog, we have a special gift for you. Punta Ayampe here in Ecuador is like Costa Rica 16 years ago. We have the whole beach break to ourselves, not just one peak, but kilometers of ... Read more >

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The Elusive Poison Dart Frog

PANAMA | Wednesday, 24 Oct 2007 | Views [1847]

Isla Bastiamentos has a well known beach - Red Frog Beach, that is famous for those little creatures called Poison Dart Frogs.  A large development near the beach, Red Frog Resort, is actually threatening the habitat of these slippery little red creatures.... Read more >

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It's a Small World: Bocas del Toro

PANAMA | Saturday, 20 Oct 2007 | Views [966]

We spent our day navigating the mini-van system here in the Panamanian Province of Chiriqui, and eventually make our way up to Bocas del Toro.  It's been pouring rain all day, no different than any of the others we've had since arriving here in Panama.... Read more >

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Kite Surfers Mecca

SPAIN | Saturday, 8 Sep 2007 | Views [869]

Tarifa is world renowned for it's wind and prime kite-surfing conditions.  We arrive mid day at the bus stop, and can't find a map our tourist information booth anywhere.  We walk down the main street, and all we see are wall-to-wall kite-surfing ... Read more >

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Surf and Seafood

PORTUGAL | Thursday, 6 Sep 2007 | Views [695]

It's now been nearly 3 more days, and the surf is non-existent.  We stop off at Carrapateira to kick it on the beach and rent a board if the surf comes up.  The only thing up today is the wind, it's blowing fierce, and those guys out in the water ... Read more >

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The Alentejo Coast

PORTUGAL | Wednesday, 5 Sep 2007 | Views [932]

Driving up the west coast is easier and quicker than we had originally imagined.  In the Algarve, the roads are well labeled, and very easy to get around.  So we figured today we'd head across the border from the Algarve into the Alentejo, which ... Read more >

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The Wild Coast of Portugal

PORTUGAL | Tuesday, 4 Sep 2007 | Views [1716]

As we drive north of Sagres, the coastline of Portugal grows more dramatic.  The furthest southwesterly point on the European continent is Cabo de Sao Vincente, a windswept point, jutting far out into the ocean, equipped with lighthouse and fortaleza ... Read more >

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Surf Central - Sagres

PORTUGAL | Monday, 27 Aug 2007 | Views [1186]

After two days of spending our time at a beach with absolutely no waves, not even a ripple on still water... We decide to bus it to a small surf town called Sagres. Sagres is located on the very southwestern tip of Portugal, and for that matter, ... Read more >

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Miami, Ocean Beach, Mission Beach, or Vietnam?

VIETNAM | Thursday, 19 Jul 2007 | Views [1028]

We arrive Nha Trang mid-morning. Stepping off the bus, we could be in any major ocean resort town in the US. Big hotels and tall skinny mini-hotels line the streets. Beach huts, palapalas neatly line the beach front. Every third shop is a scuba ... Read more >

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Stunning Beaches of Sihanoukville

CAMBODIA | Tuesday, 3 Jul 2007 | Views [672]

Landlocked for far too long, we are in need of a strong dose of salt water and sand.  Sihanoukville delivers the goods.  On the southern coast of Cambodia, we are rewarded with crystal clear emerald water and white sand beaches.  We have plopped ourselves ... Read more >

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Simple Pleasures… Paradise @ $300/month

INDIA | Thursday, 15 Mar 2007 | Views [611]

If we never got jobs again, and needed to live the good life, I recon we could move to Goa and live here for years.   Our very simple bamboo huts are 500 rupees a night; that’s $10US.   The food is exceptional, and costs maybe upward of $3-... Read more >

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Flying Dolphins in Yallingup

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 27 Feb 2007 | Views [618]

Due north of Margaret River , just south of Cape Naturaliste .   Steep bush-clad hills give way to steep sloping cliffs and picture perfect beaches with golden sand dropping off into protected reef marine parks.   The surf today was ... Read more >

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It Just Keeps Getting Better...

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 20 Feb 2007 | Views [902]

Dark clouds blanket the sky, hanging low, and teasing us with sprinkles of rain on the day we've chosen to venture off the beaten path into Cape Le Grand national park, 65 kilometers east of Esperance.   The campsites fill up quick there, so off ... Read more >

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The Great Ocean Drive of Esperance

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 19 Feb 2007 | Views [2897]

Our cruise along the coastline of Esperance took us to some of the most amazing beaches we've ever seen.   It's hard to think up the words to describe the colors, and I think that Crayola will need to come up with some new boxes of crayons to color ... Read more >

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Pelicans & Stromatolites

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 13 Feb 2007 | Views [5179]

Just before heading out of Karballi and up north to Shark Bay, we stopped down to the beach for the regular morning ritual, Pelican feeding.   The locals take turns volunteering to feed the pelicans, and it's so much more than just feeding.   They ... Read more >

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Secret Spot - Screaming Lefts!

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 12 Feb 2007 | Views [784]

Double overhead sets were rolling through at what the locals call their secret spot in Kalbarri.   Better known on the map as Jake's point, this spot reels in lefts off the point; big steep takeoffs deep infront of the rocks on ... Read more >

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Job with a View

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 2 Feb 2007 | Views [725]

There are so many amazing things we could write about our experience on the Great Ocean Road...   The State of Victoria has National Reserves & Park development mastered.   Each site along the way is well marked, and finely manicured.... Read more >

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Creme Brule Beach

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 1 Feb 2007 | Views [1579]

After a good day of driving and finding our way out of Melbourne yesterday, we have finally made it to the Great Ocean Road.   Stopping off along the was at the epic breaks of Torquay and Bells Beach, the surf breaks that have put Australia ... Read more >

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AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 31 Jan 2007 | Views [904]

Happy is the name of our home on wheels for the next 8 days.   It’s one of the many in a fleet of Wicked campervans.   We had the choice between two that were available - either Happy, or Jesus Fish.   The sales agent wasn’t able to give us ... Read more >

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