Travelling, finding and shredding new waves is one of the great joys of surfing life but it can go sour if you approach it with the wrong attitude. Or the wrong crew. Once etiquette breaks down ruffled feathers, negative vibes and car park show-downs are never far away. Let’s avoid all that can we?
The surfer cannot ignore the risks. There are hundreds of bags of contaminated sand piled up on the beach. “The goverment keeps telling us that things are back to normal in region. But we can see that few people have come back. There are elderly people. Chlidren are kept away,” said one surfer.
with the amount of Retribution For surfer Abroad Rp 1,000,000 per person per stay (15 days) and the surfer archipelago (except surfer local/Mentawai) Rp 100,000 per person per visit (15 hr) in accordance with Regulation Kab Kep Mentawai No. 2 Year 2015 Year 2015 on the Management and Utilization of Tourist Attractions Surfing and Regulation Kab Kep Mentawai No. 8 of 2015 about retribution Recreation and Sports. Surfing Levy payments made directly in Nagari Bank Deposit Slip Model A Mentawai Regional Government Local Cash Account .
An angry ojek (motorcycle taxi) driver in Kuta brutally attacked an 18-year-old Australian tourist on Saturday night, July 16, 2016.
Yesterday the rain that has been terrifying Bali’s visitors gave us a break. We had some sun between clouds and a bit, just a bit, of rain. The swell that was supposed to arrive on Tuesday wasn’t as good as predicted so we went to our perfect scape: Bingin
Canggu surfing communtiy showed their strenght in peaceful protest againts the controversial tourist project that threatens the area of Benoa Bay, on the southern island of Bali, Indonesia.
Photo: Iuri Borba
However, when you actually catch a wave, it’s like crack. It’ll keep you coming back for more, time and again. We were all kooks once. Everyone knows that feeling of awkwardly getting donked on the head by their own board or frustratingly being unable to paddle out back. So, we’ve put together the six mistakes every beginner surfer makes.
Anyone who has ever ventured down to their local surf spot will know that they are home to a colourful bunch of people. Those who are surfers might even find themselves reading about one of the following characters thinking that it all sounds very familiar. And if you haven’t ever had the sheer joy of encountering these guys we suggest that you head on down to the beach with this guide in tow. It’s a little like birdwatching or train spotting but in our opinion far more entertaining. Enjoy!
Surfing has always had its fiercely local breaks. It seems localism, where local surfers intimidate visiting surfers to discourage them from surfing “their” waves, doesn’t seem to be going anywhere.