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Where to catch the surf in Hawaii – Lonely Planet
Surfing Hawaii

Where to catch the surf in Hawaii – Lonely Planet

Surfing walks out of the home team locker room into the glorious wave arena that is Hawaii. Whispers of daring Polynesian kings and nobles attempting to harness the ocean here go back some 800 years, back to an age when great 10-foot boards carved of Acacia koa trees were forged and high Polynesian priests appealed […]

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Where to catch the surf in Hawaii – Lonely Planet
Surfing Hawaii

Where to catch the surf in Hawaii – Lonely Planet

Surfing walks out of the home team locker room into the glorious wave arena that is Hawaii. Whispers of daring Polynesian kings and nobles attempting to harness the ocean here go back some 800 years, back to an age when great 10-foot boards carved of Acacia koa trees were forged and high Polynesian priests appealed […]

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Best places to surf in California – Lonely Planet
Surfing California

Best places to surf in California – Lonely Planet

Hawaii might lay claim to the first waves ever ridden, but surf culture was born in California. Whether it’s the salt-washed hair of the Lords of Dogtown, the tunes of the Beach Boys or the legendary Endless Summer crew, there are countless examples of how California is intertwined with the world of wave chasing. It’s […]

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Best places to surf in California – Lonely Planet
Surfing California

Best places to surf in California – Lonely Planet

Hawaii might lay claim to the first waves ever ridden, but surf culture was born in California. Whether it’s the salt-washed hair of the Lords of Dogtown, the tunes of the Beach Boys or the legendary Endless Summer crew, there are countless examples of how California is intertwined with the world of wave chasing. It’s […]

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Best places to surf in California – Lonely Planet
Surfing California

Best places to surf in California – Lonely Planet

Hawaii might lay claim to the first waves ever ridden, but surf culture was born in California. Whether it’s the salt-washed hair of the Lords of Dogtown, the tunes of the Beach Boys or the legendary Endless Summer crew, there are countless examples of how California is intertwined with the world of wave chasing. It’s […]

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Where to catch the surf in Hawaii – Lonely Planet
Surfing Hawaii

Where to catch the surf in Hawaii – Lonely Planet

Surfing walks out of the home team locker room into the glorious wave arena that is Hawaii. Whispers of daring Polynesian kings and nobles attempting to harness the ocean here go back some 800 years, back to an age when great 10-foot boards carved of Acacia koa trees were forged and high Polynesian priests appealed […]

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Where to catch the surf in Hawaii – Lonely Planet
Surfing Hawaii

Where to catch the surf in Hawaii – Lonely Planet

Surfing walks out of the home team locker room into the glorious wave arena that is Hawaii. Whispers of daring Polynesian kings and nobles attempting to harness the ocean here go back some 800 years, back to an age when great 10-foot boards carved of Acacia koa trees were forged and high Polynesian priests appealed […]

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Best places to surf in California – Lonely Planet
Surfing California

Best places to surf in California – Lonely Planet

Hawaii might lay claim to the first waves ever ridden, but surf culture was born in California. Whether it’s the salt-washed hair of the Lords of Dogtown, the tunes of the Beach Boys or the legendary Endless Summer crew, there are countless examples of how California is intertwined with the world of wave chasing. It’s […]

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Best places to surf in California – Lonely Planet
Surfing California

Best places to surf in California – Lonely Planet

Hawaii might lay claim to the first waves ever ridden, but surf culture was born in California. Whether it’s the salt-washed hair of the Lords of Dogtown, the tunes of the Beach Boys or the legendary Endless Summer crew, there are countless examples of how California is intertwined with the world of wave chasing. It’s […]

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