Santa Barbara: Gorgeous sunsets, steady swell, surfers hanging out at the beach bar – the perfect place to be, if it wasn’t for the mases of people crowding beach and lineup. At least that’s the case in Santa Barbara, California. What if I told you there is a whole other place called Santa Barbara, but without the crowds? Too good to be true? Maybe. But it does exist!
Summer is in full swing. This week I’ll take you away with me into the land of powerful, right-breaking waves, but also afternoons full of bliss and laughter. Ready for a Thrill? Let’s get to Playa del Confital!
Winter’s rapping at our doors, the days are getting even shorter and snow and ice greet us in the mornings. Summer feels like an eternity away. No wonder we start dreaming about past adventures full of sunshine, heat and ocean. My summer dreams of course, are mostly about surfing, but also about lazy days at the beach, hanging out with friends and sharing water melons for lunch break. To get me going through the darkest time of the year, I’ll write about my most recent surf spot discoveries in Europe: Where to surf in Gran Canaria!