Last month local surfer in Bingin held an open surf contest and family gathering. With perfect 3-4ft glassy barrels rolled through as all of the boardriders cheered for their favourite surfers and heroes.
Bingin, September 22. A weekend of epic waves at the Bingin Open & family gathering 2015 presented by hurley culminated with the champions crowned in perfect four-foot Bukit Peninsula tubes. Agus Dag Sumertayasa claimed the open division, Nyoman Pill Suartika won the masters, Mega Artana took out the pro juniors, Ketut Agus the juniors and Cinta Hansel the pro junior girls, with winners of both the pro junior and pro divisions earning a free trip to the Mentawais thanks to one of our sponsors, Seabourn Surf Charter.
Gili Trawangan, the paradise escape just off the coast of Lombok, plays host to many island travelers searching for their taste of paradise! Although most of the time the backpacker-code keeps life fun and carefree, some tourists just don’t know how to behave.
This weekend the swell may not have been massive but the island was blessed with plenty of fun waves.
The Maldivian government has terminated a contract to develop the military owned island of Thanburudhoo near Male’ as a boutique surf resort.
We see a lot of people coming from many different countries who are completely unaware of basic etiquette, the acceptable way to behave in Bali and Indonesia.
Another clip from massive Indian swell which hit Padang Padang last week and turned into the beast it can be. Some local surfers found themselves in perfect position to pull into some very big, very perfect tubes.
After some top secret wave-hunting missions over the weekend we enjoyed some classic Padang yesterday. This wave never goes out of style and the locals know how to charm this lady.
Some of the best swell hit the Bukit and caught on film, both days between Uluwatu and Padang Padang. Pros and locals taking full advantage of some epic conditions.
Black sands with mica shimmer in the mid-afternoon sun on Keramas Beach in Gianyar. While others run for the shade; another woman, Suharti has had friends bury her in hot volcanic sands that are as black and dense as mud.