Although Kauai is a great place to call home, we found ourselves missing Australia upon our return. What a great trip! I was so stoked to fly away with some great SUP as well as life results. First place in the SUP surf, 2nd in the SUP race, and some new blingJ If you ever want to travel Australia renting a campervan is the way to go! It is your transportation and housing all in one. We had a...
Crescent Heads is one of my most favorite wave. You scored!!! Chee-hu!
Hi Mariko! so glad I found your blog; been reading great things about you in the news. it’s refreshing to see Kaua’i girls pursuing what they love and excelling at it! all the best to you on your adventures :) me ke aloha pumehana, Lauren Esaki
Forster to New Castle
Unfortunately there wasn’t much surf action in Forster but it was a beautiful area with an amazing coastline and white sandy beaches. We decided to stay in Forster for the night and continue our drive the next morning. On our way to New Castle we were hoping to score some waves along the way but it was either completely blown out, or by the headlands it was flat. However, once again we drove...
After driving past a ton of pastures and “fruit and veggies,” “jams & pickles,” herbs for sale” (i.e rosemary;) signs in front of homes with cute little grandmas sitting on the porch, we arrived at Crescent Heads!! It was a little cold but the wind was offshore and there were long rippable right-handers pealing across the bay! I was out there! Just as I came in...