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  • Jobsite vs Surferule

    July 1, 2019 by

    A friend of mine invite me to take some pictures of jobsite factory for her article in collaboration with surfer rule magazine.

  • Beginners Learning Guide

    May 21, 2019 by

    In my first job as a surf coach i was lucky enough to have Filipe Valadão as my head coach and mentor. He was one of the best surfers in town and he was doing is master in physical education.  I was a surfer for a long time but I had no notions of pedagogy,… Read more

  • Gerês

    September 19, 2018 by

    The Peneda-Gerês National Park, in the far northwest of Portugal between Upper Minho and Trás-os-Montes, is the only Portuguese protected area classified as a such. It is a world apart in which human activity and nature are harmoniously integrated, preserving ancient values and traditions clearly evident in the village communities of Pitões das Júnias and Tourém. The lush… Read more

  • Açores

    November 13, 2017 by

    I saw many different places this year. Açores was one of the favorites. And the competition was not easy.

  • Nazaré 2017

    November 13, 2017 by

    When to go and for how long to see the biggest waves? The Big Waves season in Nazare – Portugal, is between October and March (winter season in Portugal, but April works too in some years). – For those who need to book the trip in advance, a stay of at least 2 weeks in the region… Read more

  • Garden View

    October 23, 2015 by

    “Gardens are not made by singing ‘Oh, how beautiful!’ and siting in the shade.” (Rudyard Kipling, Complete Verse)

  • Bali Faces Scanned

    October 23, 2015 by

    Bali Demographics The population of Bali is 4,292,200 (BPS Bali; 2018). Religions Unlike most of Muslim-majority Indonesia, about 93.18% of Bali’s population adheres to Balinese Hinduism, formed as a combination of existing local beliefs and Hindu influences from mainland Southeast Asia and South Asia. Minority religions include Islam, Christianity, and Buddhism. These official statistical figures do not include immigrants… Read more

  • Desert Point

    October 10, 2015 by

    “When it is on, Desert Point is indeed one of the longest, makeable lefthand barrels on the planet with over 20secs tube time possible on one wave. The take-off area can shift around a little but generally rewards a deep attack. High speed is the key as it quickly winds up and starts peeling mercilessly… Read more

  • Sumbawa

    October 5, 2015 by

    “Maluk is a pleasant town with good seafood and a very relaxing beach located below a spectacular headland. A few years back it received a lot of attention and international visitors due to the construction of a mine on the nearby mountains.” “Maluk Bay is the home of Super Suck, which continues the West Sumbawa… Read more

  • Morning in a Shape Room

    March 5, 2015 by

    I met mica when I was a kid. He is one of the local surfers that I grew up seeing surfing. It was common to find him in a secret spot when the waves were good. Now it’s easier to find him in a shape room.

  • Venice

    August 28, 2013 by

    “If you read a lot, nothing is as great as you’ve imagined. Venice is — Venice is better.” (Fran Lebowitz)  

  • Cinque Terre

    August 19, 2013 by

    “…just south of Portofino, five towns on the Ligurian Sea maintain the charm and character of Italian villages of the past. Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore are the pastel towns that make up Cinque Terre (five lands). They are vintage settlements where life moves in the key of easy — each town clinging to… Read more

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