A looooong, grey & caffeine fuelled drive south lead us to the hills of Santa Barbara. The clouds began to break & subside on our way down. We drove from red wood forests, down through desert like landscapes full of oil pumps till we reached the scorched rolling hills of SoCal. There had been a […]Read More California Part 3 – “SoCal Take It Easy.”
Leaving Morro Bay behind we decided we want experienced Santa Cruz how we wanted. A short stop in St. Louis Obispo was the furthest we made it down south till this point. Santa Cruz had such a reputation for surf & we had driven straight past so much. We switched Highways to the 101, a […]Read More California Part 2 – Simpler Times & Chasing Mavericks (had to).
Looking back a curiosity for California started from a young age. Unable to really know why until later in life, maybe just the media & how the west coast of California influenced my taste in music. Turns out my opportunity to visit would be decided on impulse, at a pretty uncertain time for me. I […]Read More California Part 1 – Passing Freedom & Finding Harmony.
So purpose. What is ours? Why do we need one so badly? Is it purely self righteous to think we have a greater meaning as an individual? A good friend recently asked that impossible question “what’s the point in life?” Truth is that’s not a question I’m particularly comfortable with, mainly due to the fact […]Read More Purpose.
My birthday was coming up & I had heard the swell back in La Union was cranking, so i took yet another freezing 10 hour bus ride back to The Circle Hostel. Arriving back in La Union made me feel slightly at home again. I walked through the hostel gates to see some familiar faces, […]Read More Big Wednesdays in La Union.
The Philippines always intrigued me as I love island life, maybe I even belong on a island. But 7,000 islands to visit & I was going to be there for just a month. My usual style of travelling I had no idea of currency or even the geography of the islands. So from Hawaii I […]Read More 7,000 Islands, Monalisa & Ocean Giants.