January 28th, 2016
Posts Tagged ‘ecuador’
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After a long week at the contest, we headed down the coast to explore some beautiful beaches and surf spots. Driving along the Ecuadorian coastline is like nothing I have ever done before. All the homes are made mostly of bamboo and every home has at least one hammock hanging out front. When we reached our destination, Montañita, I fell in love with everything around me. The dirt roads are lined with bamboo beach shacks complete with surfboards and hammocks out front. There were about five different fruit stands selling fresh cut coconuts and every restaurant had bamboo benches and big bohemian pillows – it was beautiful! Not only was the town heavenly, but the surf was amazing and the beach was perfect.
Ecuador has been amazing… I love being in the water all day and feeling salty 24/7. During the day, I have been cheering on the different countries competing at the ISA Junior Championships and I have also been doing some exploring. Yesterday we traveled via a ride in the back of a pick up to a spot only the locals know about. The water here was aqua blue and the waves were perfect!
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Estamos en Ecuador! We have arrived in Ecuador for the 2014 ISA World Junior Championships. It’s such an awesome contest as the whole world sends their top junior surfers to compete. I have met so many amazing surfers from Australia, Brazil, Great Britain and so many other cool countries. I’ll have some fun interviews with these surfers next week!