Sad attempt at surfing on China Beach
Trip Start Sep 09, 2006
59Trip End Sep 01, 2007
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We stayed in a little Hamlet close to the beach, the beach itself is huge, you can't see the end. What we did each day is hard to remember but we ended up staying four days. We spent a lot of time on the beach and even rented a surf board. It was really neat to try, a great feeling when you do catch a wave but neither of us managed to get up on the board.
We could have easily spent more time there. We meet a few guys that had been there for quite a bit, on guy was going on two months.
On a sad note while we were there a local girl drowned and one of the guys at the guesthouse had to pull her out of the water. Apparently it's the second time he's done this at this beach. It seems not many of the locals know how to swim but the kids play in the water anyways and the beach has a strong undertow (ie the good surfing..) It was a sad way to end our stay at China Beach.
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