One of my favorite things about surfing in a foreign place is that you can do it without having to speak the language. Surfing was my vehicle to get over those barriers.
Uganda isn’t known for surf. East Africa in general isn’t much of a surfing area, but Uganda is particularly devoid of waves. Somehow, my girlfriend convinced me to plan the surf trip of a lifetime with its start in Uganda – the most landlocked country I have ever seen.
With good friend and surf buddy, nicknamed “Bell” for reasons I won’t go into, moving all the way across the pond to start a new life in Canada, we decided to give him a send off. And what better farewell than a road trip to the Outer Hebrides?
Traveling and staying in a hostel allows for plenty of learning and growth. These seven tips will help any surfer girl in search of the perfect hostel experience.
Ten years ago, I left the cold shores of Ireland to get my first experience of surfing in warm conditions, via a road trip down through Portugal, and I couldn’t get over how different an experience it was.
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