Monthly Archives: March 2012

South in the crushed snail

Pichilemu I have enjoyed your company but it is time to explore south. The only car available for hire in Pichi is dinged, leaks (oil, water and dust) and, with four boards loaded on the roof, is excruciatingly slow… It … Continue reading

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10,000 miles

Well not quite. A couple of English boys, Rob and Matt dropped in for a few of days. The standard “where have you come from? where are you going?” revealed that they had come from Buenos Aires…by foot (& husky … Continue reading

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Nothing new

Short version: Nothing new to report….that is all. Longer version: Spanish lessons have finished (i’m still hopeless but at least don’t look completely blank when someone asks where i’m from or whether i’d like fries with that completo), swell & … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday

 

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Market Day in Pichi

Ok, i’ve been asked to share a little more non-surf related information… !? I know, but anyway, with a bad shoulder, water activities are off the agenda. Today is market day. Spanglish my way to corn, tomatoes, home-made chile sauce … Continue reading

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City sliding

I’m going to play a game. Its called something I like, something I don’t like (¬© B. Geronimo 2010). I don’t like big cities (Sydney and Hong Kong excepted). I don’t like wide-eyed, camera-toting,¬†socks and sandal wearing tourists that wander … Continue reading

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Pancakes @ Mirador

Swells dropped and barrels have replaced big drops as the currency of choice @ Lobos. Some sand seems to have moved into the bay and El Mirador section finally turned on on the low tide. Roman Navarro and Diego Medina … Continue reading

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Bigger again today….

The swell just keeps building. Anything under 8′ is undergunned!

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Foam is your friend

Big, clean and glassy. Hoping to just go take a few photos but Diego came to the ‘rescue’ with lend of his 7’6″ gun….thanks….kinda. Being able to see more than 50 m helped but the Los Morros jump still scares … Continue reading

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Misty Morros

So whats new…. routine established: wake, coffee + surf check, quick paddle at Puntilla if its on, 2hrs school (Spanish is apparently not my strong point), lunch, siesta and evening surf at either Puntilla or Lobos. Was big (see last … Continue reading

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