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.
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.
Here’s the pictures from today to accompany your lunch time, enjoy!
Surfers at Lunada Bay have been grouped into the same category as the Bloods and the Crips according to a new lawsuit filed Tuesday by El Segundo Police Officer Cory Spencer and surfer Diana Milena Reed.
One paramedic on the scene said he was “missing three quarters of his thigh”. Nobody saw the shark in question, but a shark biologist will inspect photographs of the wound in an effort to determine the species.