Chilling it out in Dominical

By now we had traversed most of the western part of Costa Rica in a hurricane pace. Instead of spending the night in Puerto Jimenez after the Corcovado trek we decided to drive up to Dominical so that we would have the pleasure of waking up on the beach instead of a former mining town. It was an excellent idea except for the fact that I managed to read the map wrong and it took us an additional two hours to get there… After a whole day of trekking... Read More

Mal Pais and Santa Teresa – Surf on dude!

I had read and heard from several fellow travellers that a proper surfers paradise was located about an hours drive from Montezuma. More correctly along the coast on the south western tip of the Nicoya peninsula. The beaches in Mal Pais are the home of relentless waves that had the same intensity all day long. It was time for a few days of intensive surfing and i was definently not going to be the last guy in the water! Read More  Read More

Tamarindo – the first taste of Costa Rican surf!

One of the activities along with diving that I wanted to do as much as possible on this trip was surfing and Costa Rica is heaven on earth for any level surfer! Gil and Felix had never surfed before which put them pretty much on the same skill level as the rest of us.. Read More  Read More

Aussie Experience nr. 2 – Surfing in Noosa

It’s a real cliche, but driving up the coast in a campervan, and stopping to surf has always been a lifelong dream of mine. In our simple minds we had envisioned the eastern coast of Australia to be one long stretch of surfing goodness, but that was quickly squashed by the realization that the Great Barrier Reef is basically the longest wave block in the world.. This changed our plans a bit as surfing was supposed to be a big part of the trip,... Read More

Aussie Experience nr. 1 – Renting a Campervan

A quick info on the format of the Australia posts. I’m going to write about each of the experiences we had so that we don’t end up with one huge post on the entire Aussie trip, cause it would just be too much.. So stay tuned for more! It’s coming.. I promise.. along with the Kilimanjaro 2008 movie 🙂 Getting to Australia was one of the highlights of the trip as we were going to meet up with some very good friends of ours, Erlend... Read More