Love the ocean, love praia da luz,
After a super heavy session at Ingrina the day before and Valentines day ahead it would make sense to sleep in for once. But the ocean needs some loving too right? With a super keen guest from the USA (good surfer as well) we decided we could sleep in some other day as well. Instead of sleeping in we set our allarmes at ridiculous a clock and picked up our guest for our first light mission at praia da luz.
If you are reading this now and planning your trip to Portugal and think you can just surf luz whenever you like, I have to disappoint you. The spot obviously does not always work and you really have to take into account that this spot has a very small take off zone. This sometimes results in a little crabbie vibes in the line up. Something we like to stay far away from if we can. Valentines day fell on a weekday and we got lucky and surfed it with only a handful of guys out.
Me and the missis shared some party waves. question: whats more romantic than sharing a wave on valentines day… right?
After we got out of the water we had a nice coffee and saw the rest of the world waking up and getting ready to take over our spot in the water.