Today after a few had a night out in Kuta breakfast was slowly rolling along. Sure enough everyone was fed and caffined up before we loaded up the car and headed to Balangan. With the swell dropping a little today, Padang just didn’t look like it had enough grunt for us so Balangan it was. … Read More
Tag Archives: Surfing Bali
Today the swell has finally picked up! We were absolutely stoked to see some decent sized waves hit Padang. Its been too long and we were completely ready for it! This morning at the camp we had another early surf but thankfully this morning the clouds had disappeared and sun was shining. We were greeted … Read More
Bali busy season – don’t sweat it
This month means the start of Bali busy season. Throngs of Australian students, European backpackers and people who’ve just seen Eat Pray Love for the tenth time will flock to the Indonesian island in search of fun and sun. Sure, there will be larger crowds during Bali busy season – that’s where it gets the … Read More
Bali – Best surfing destination?
I recently posted about how Bali is often considered Asia’s surfing capital. I also wrote another post about the top 10 surfing destinations on Earth. Is Bali the world’s best surfing destination? More specifically, is the Bukit Peninsula the world’s best surfing destination? Let’s here what an article from Huffington Post/Home Away has to say: … Read More
Bali: Asia’s surfing capital
Bali is arguably Asia’s surfing capital. Where else can compare? Australia has got some top surfing spots, but it’s not really in Asia. Besides, why would so many Aussies come to Bali if they had the best breaks at home? And while Sri Lanka the Philippines as well as other locations in Indonesia have some … Read More
Bukit Peninsula: Bali inspires!
Looking for an inspirational trip? Whether you’re a surfer or not, you can’t get much more inspirational than Bali, especially the Bukit Peninsula. Home to the fascinating clifftop Uluwatu temple as well as perhaps the best beaches on the entire island of Bali, parts of the Bukit Peninsula are fast becoming playgrounds for the rich. … Read More
Swell has arrived!
The swell has FINALLY arrived! After a few months, since the big swell came through the waves just haven’t been the same. We’ve been waiting and waiting on some sort of reading that perhaps waves were coming- weeks past and still no swell but today was the day!! Padang pushed out beautifully clean 1-2 foot … Read More
Rains are here...swells nearly on its way
Today we had yet another early start at the camp with a surf time of 5.30am. There were a few clouds hanging around but thankfully no rain. Over the past few days we have had a major turn around of clients. Many leaving but also many arriving. Fresh new faces (most never surfed before) but … Read More
Rains are here!
Today the camp awoke to RAIN! There was a heavy pour down this morning at breakfast and it was wonderful! There was first a mad rush to get all the blinds down and cushions out of the rain but then we soaked it up! It’s been so long since it’s rained and all grass and … Read More
Early bird gets the worm
Today we had the joy of starting our day with our fantastic 5am surf time. Initially the first early morning is a bit of a kick in the teeth but once your down and in the water there is no better way to start the day! We loaded up our car and headed to our … Read More