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Biarritz & Searching for the Sun

We left Capbreton and headed for Bayonne to find a store that would hopefully be able to help us sort out our wifi as our gadget is not charging and it could be that we need a new charging cable (as I may have packed the wrong one!) or a new battery.    255 more words

Spain March 2015

Spotlight on Royan & South-West France

On the Atlantic coast of France, Royan and the South-West boast stunning beaches which are great for swimming, water sports or simply relaxing. With its own micro-climate, lovely warm weather is almost guaranteed (although of course we can’t actually guarantee this, oh if only we held that power!) During the summer months the temperatures sit around a very pleasant 24°c making it perfect conditions for taking to the water or for exploring. 348 more words


Stormy Weather

It’s that time of year when anyone who can get out leaves town and posts up annoying photos of their feet, a pina colada and a palm tree on facebook – I usually love these photos  but the last week the Bay of Biscay has been chucking it at us weather described on my local swell check site as ‘disastrous and catastrophic’. 136 more words

Surf Mama

País Vasco, Pays Basque or call it what you want

It took me months to finally want to write about the Basque country where I traveled to last summer. Maybe because if I did, it meant I was back home for good since this was the last stop of this long solo trip that didn’t end up being that solo after all. 672 more words


Wilma Johnson surfs her dreams. (English version)

Wilma Johnson surfs her dreams.

In her book ‘Surf Mama’, Wilma Johnson tells the story of how she left an Irish fishing village with her family to come and live in Guéthary and live her dream – to surf. 965 more words

Surf Mama

From Turtle Bay to Hossegor...in an afternoon

When two obsessed surf friends get together in the centre of Birmingham, and want a surf/sea themed cafe/bar for drinks and food the chances of finding such a place are…well, impossible. 887 more words