Goodbye Lobitos

After 5 weeks in Lobitos working with WAVES For Development the time finally came to say  goodbye! The WAVES team have been amazing, I’ve made some great friends and been inspired to do more volunteer work at some point in the near future. The kids and community are what put the magic in Lobitos. Forget the intermittent …

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Building the WAVES surf shack

This afternoon we got the kids involved with decorating the surf shack. We mixed up cement and then had the kids fix shells on to the outer side of the shack. Everyone wanted a team photo!

Surfing in Lobitos

A sizable swell has been running for the past few days and has been generating some pretty hollow waves. The local surfers have been ripping in the overhead surf getting barrels left, right and centre. Check the pictures below to get an idea of an average afternoon session in Lobitos, Peru!

Surfboard repair

Today we had a board repair class with the local kids. They come along to the WAVES shack (chosa) and learn how to repair their own boards with resident instructor and shaper Holggers.

Lobitos sunset

Lobitos, like the rest of the Peruvian coast, faces west and so that equates to killer sunsets pretty much on a daily basis. Below are a few pictures taken from La Punta (the point) looking out to the Pacific.

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