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  1. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    How surfing holiday changed Hunan native Chen Ping's life

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam fiona.tam@scmp.com In just two years Hunan native goes from working at a railway bureau to running her own business Life begins at 36 for surf lover By the time most people reach ... and a friend went to Bali, Indonesia. While there, the native of landlocked Hunan province was introduced to surfing. She instantly fell in love and has not looked back. She has quit her job ...

  2. Lifestyle - Travel

    Surfing safaris around the world

    Posted Aug 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The Princess Rani costs from US$198 per person per night for one to 10 people, or US$2,750 for private use. This includes full board in twin air-conditioned rooms, surf guide and support boat. livethelife.eu/princess-rani-luxury- surf-charter-maldives Getting there Malé International Airport is the point of entry. There are connecting flights through Colombo in Sri Lanka. Flights from Hong Kong to Malé cost from ...

  3. Walking on sunshine

    Posted Jul 19th 2009, 12:00am by Naomi Ng

    ... Christine Chung, Naomi Ng, Ray Jang and Wong Man-chi Surf's up this summer in Lantau. On July 7, four enthusiastic Young Post student reporters headed to Treasure Island's Surf ... people can gain very un-Hong Kong experiences and make new friends. One of few surf camps in Hong Kong, Treasure Island offers youngsters a rare opportunity to ride the waves. The instructors ...

  4. Detours: Oceanside, southern California

    Posted Sep 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Kevin Pilley

    ... Kevin Pilley Southern California is the ultimate beach holiday destination and remains the surf mecca and water sports capital of the world. Oceanside used to be a party town for marines on their way to Vietnam, but it has undergone a stylish revamp. Less crowded than other surf towns with a pleasant harbour and seaside dining, it is only 45 minutes up the North Coast Freeway from ...

  5. A cry of 'Help', the race to save two swimmers won, then a newlywed's shriek of despair

    Posted Aug 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong Apart from the unusually big waves, it could almost have been a normal summer day at Big Wave Bay. Encouraged by a sudden drop in wind speed as the eye of the storm passed across the city, swimmers had taken to the sea, with surfers and bodysu ...

  6. Annissa Tita Flynn

    Posted Nov 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jason Gagliardi BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS My dad, mum and I live in Phuket, down in the south at a place called Chalong. I started surfing at Nai Harn Beach, which is a good place ... surfing at Kata. It's probably the best break in Phuket. So when it's surf season, from May until November, I ring my friend's dad, who owns a surf shop in Kata called The Nautilus, ...

  7. Give me a break

    Posted Dec 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... as busy as those of surfing's spiritual home. This is perhaps because there's no history of surf culture here, with breaks like Jardim do Mar and Paul do Mar on the southwest coast first being surfed less than 20 years ago, while spots such as Ribeira da Janela on the north coast are even newer discoveries. What's more, the spectacular coastline of Madeira still holds many ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Let it rip: surf's up in Shenzhen

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by THOMAS BIRD

    ... Thomas Bird The little-known beaches of Shenzhen's Dapeng peninsula are nurturing a fledgling culture of surf, sand and sun devotees, writes Thomas Bird Let it rip Reaching deep ... American Nate Howland and his Chinese wife, Eva Liu. The couple met through their love of surfing. "When we were dating we used to come here and camp," Howland says. "One day, ...




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