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Crazy, scary, beautiful waves in Baler

/ 12:14 AM May 13, 2015
Photo by Gio Kenzo Sarmiento

Photo by Gio Kenzo Sarmiento

Actress Mara Lopez recalls a memorable holiday, riding waves in Baler, Aurora province, during Holy Week: “There was a storm warning and everyone was asked to evacuate because of Typhoon “Chedeng.” My friends and I had been enjoying the waves for a few days already. On Good Friday (April 3), one of the biggest swells came and it was surreal. We explored several surf spots and just drove around. I paddled out to a secluded area with just a few friends: JP, Olracs, Leo, Pico and Erik. Our friend Gio didn’t paddle out, but he captured our session in photos. I’m glad he did because it was probably the biggest wave I’ve ever surfed in the Philippines. It was beautiful, scary, crazy. Just amazing. I think the biggest sets broke at 7- to 11-feet high. And look at that wall … Just wow! It was the best surf trip ever!” Bayani San Diego Jr.


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