For those of you who wondered what a day at GFS could look like. Let me tell you a story from last week…
Your day probably starts really early, around 5 am. Why? You know, sometimes the tide and the swell is just perfect at that time and also you will hardly ever share a lineup …Continue Reading »
Remember that 6 lame excuses excuses stuff i wrote about the other week? I hope you take that seriously and i see you here next week! Because swell is picking up, surf seems to be pumping all week. We even made that last minute may special for you to get you out of the wetsuit …Continue Reading »
Is that you Mr. Surfgod? If yes, what have we done wrong that you send us shoulder high waves instead of predicted double overhead+? We all finished our dishes, we were friendly to our environment and even to the pigs that mess up our trashcans every night. Why do you punish us? Or was it …Continue Reading »
1. “I can’t leave my child and partner at home alone, they need me and i need them!”
… You serious? They won’t see you anyways, no matter if you’re working or surfing. So pack your shit, take your surf partner and book your package at Giants Foot. Call your parents for baby sitting in case …Continue Reading »
Yup, we are freakin excited. You wanna know why? I could give you hundreds of reasons. The squad is complete, the boat is in top form, the water is perfect, waves are getting better and and and… As I told you hundreds of reasons. And guess what? The season has only just begun. If you …Continue Reading »
This week was another evidence that local knowledge is money. While everyone tried to score the overhead swell at overcrowded Colorados, Conrad our Head Surf Guide boated us to breaks you only had dreamed of before. Long walls, wide open barrels and no one out. Damn! You’re the Man Conrad.
With the new week beginning our …Continue Reading »
“The flattest week in decades” is even the nicest description for what we have experienced this week. I mean flat in Nicaragua still turns out to be at least chest high surf and some fun little barrels but maaan you don’t see this a lot around here. A week without head high surf, you kiddin …Continue Reading »
The staff here at GFS have been busy working very hard this month. Taking guests to the ultimate breaks and surfing our brains out can be quite tiring, but also very rewarding. There’s nothing else we’d rather do!
We’re just wrapping up Semana Santa here in Gigante Bay. Semana Santa is ‘Holy Week’ for the people of …Continue Reading »
When is Rainy Season in Nicaragua?
Gigante Bay during Rainy Season. View from the top of the Giants Foot hike. Photo Credit: Julia Read
After the recent downpour I think it’s official, rainy season in Nicaragua is here. There are two seasons in Nicaragua. Dry season, from December to April and rainy season, from May to November. …Continue Reading »
The Food at Giants Foot Surf Tours is not just Rice and Beans!
The inspiration for this blog post came when I heard a local Nicaraguan band playing a song at our neighbouring Hostel’s open mic night that essentially consisted of the following lyrics, “Rice and Beans, Rice and Beans, every day it’s Rice and Beans.”
Gallo …Continue Reading »