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Doris

Slep in Carrapateira to watch Doris show. Glad it wasn´t Hercules otherwise our vans would have been trashed really bad. We slep by the rivermouth, not a sensible thing to do… The sky had stars and the temperature was mild, didn´t sleep much thinking about Doris, sorry Bianca.

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just look at the parking lot larry

Woke up at 6:30 and headed to Pias Baixas. The swell was massive, but nothing compared to the Hercules 3 years ago and the 2003 one.

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tons of water moving
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nice shot

It was stil nice to hear the waves pounding the barnacles during the night. The south coast had some waves, but the winds were bad, wen´t to Chinicato for lunch and then a well deserved nap.

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the lovely bianca

 

Não é quando queremos é quando Deus determina.

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People Who Don´t Surf

And here is Marquinho, a dude I know for a long time. Hes not a surfer, but a true waterman, always fishing at ilheu redondo, a small island in the Ingleses, the point of Carrapateira.

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happy after a good catch of sargos

Marco needs to padle quite a while to get to his rock nowadays. The harbour where fishermen had their boats got destroyed some years ago.

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a bit of climbing…

Its still a simple life in this parts, specially in this cold winter days. I am sure we wouldnt change this place for any in the world.

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but the view is rewarding

Thanks for inspiration Marco!

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Yesterday: Bye 2016

My 2016 ended beautifully: catched some perceves,  shot some land photos, went in the water to shoot Marlon, but forgot the sd card… In the end had a fun session at Cordies.

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smile fafa

Couple of lineup and action shots I took:

Shame I forgot to insert the card on the gopro, but eventually a big swell is coming soon so it was good pratice.

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what an ass
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let the kid go surfing

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