It's the week after Holy Week, and frankly, we're still recovering from our post-vacay slump. We’d love to say we’re used to it by now, but every time we spend a few days in a cool surf town, we're ready to quit our day job and move there. If only we’d ever gotten past the first surf lesson.
In any case, if you’ve ever been to La Union, Baler, or Siargao, you’ve likely encountered the surfer girl, a unique female specimen which can be found chasing the perfect wave, stretching out in hammocks, and driving around in beat-up Volkswagen vans. Oh, and they also do Instagram really well, as you can see here.
Mona Lisa Neuboeck: Filipino-Austrian surfer girl, raw food chef, yoga instructor
Tracianne Estrada: lifestyle blogger, co-founder of Float Swimwear and Your Evil Twin
Trasienne Estrada: lifestyle blogger, owner of Ere Plants, Your Evil Twin
Elaine Abonal: certified surf instructor at Surfista Travels in Siargao
Sabs Bengzon: blogger, traveler, surfer
I feel like I haven't seen the sun in over a month. It's constantly bleak and chilly and I am not fit for this weather! ???? But when I stop hoping for an all year round summer, I'm learning to settle into this too. I can still surf in a bikini, because our waters never really get that cold. Then I can cuddle into a comforter with a hot chocolate, and take lots of naps, and stay in and play monopoly deal with friends. Upsides ???????? | ????: @morenatravelsContinue reading below ↓
Lorraine Lapus: surfing coach at La Union Surf School
Ikit Agudo: Siargao surfer
Alessa Quizon: Hawaiian pro surfer with Filipino roots
Tia Blanco: Filipino-American pro surfer with roots in La Union
Malia Jones: Surfer, model and swimwear designer of Hawaiian, Filipino, and German descent
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