Yesterday we decided to take the family down to the water so that we could spend the morning at the beach. We have been on lock-down, so to say, since our last beach trip to Santa Teresa, nearly two months ago. This is because Lyndsey was super pregnant and we did not want anything to
We have been spending the last few days on the coast in a little surf town called Santa Teresa. Santa Teresa is right next to another town called Mal Pais which means “bad country” in Spanish. I wouldn’t necessarily call it bad country, but it is a little bit like the wild west. The town is on
It took me all but 24 hrs to find the local surf community in Atenas. It turned out that one of the realtors that we used, Andrew Partian with Remax, is a surfer. He ended up putting us in to this great house, and the owner of the house Sebastain is a surfer as well.
We decided that it was time to head down to the beach so that we could get a little surf and sun. It took us just under and hour from our front door to the beach at Playa Hermosa. This is a beautiful black sand beach which is known for having a good beach break.
Southern California has been getting hit pretty hard with some storms and surf. I clipped this image from a swell chart this morning. For the most part the surf has been pretty much un-rideable due to the howling winds and rain. However a handful of locals knew where to go the other day when the