Who knew sand dunes could be so much fun? I'm in sunny Huacachina and the electricity has been out all day. It's the perfect time to catch up on work and relax. I left San Bartolo yesterday and I finally felt like my usual traveler self, busing it to Ica and then taking a really cute mototaxi to this desert oasis. Really – this town is an oasis in the desert. So cool.

I spent my last full day on the coast surfing at a break called "Caballeros" (Gentleman's), which is a right hand point break in one of bays just north of Punta Rocas (the left break is fittingly names "Senoritas," which was hollower but hairier). Antonio and I paddled out to the empty break and two hours later paddled in with a full 10-person lineup. The surf was cleaner here – and fun. I'm definitely getting used to the wetsuit thing. Now if I can only find a tube….


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