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Natural Wonders

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Puff The Magic Dragon Saunton by Rob Tibbles

(Central image credit – Swilly There’s much more to surfing than just catching wave after wave and paddling. Once you look around you there are many natural wonders to notice and sometimes spectacles that people who don’t surf may never see. Another reason that makes surfing such a special past time. While sitting out the… Read more »

A Fascination with Everything Sea and Shore

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My Coast Lisa Woollett

Nalu Beads are talking to inspiring people who have powerful connections to the sea and coast. We interviewed Lisa Woollett to discover the beach she feels most connected to, if the ocean has taught her anything in life and what brings her the most happiness at the beach. Lisa currently resides a mile and a… Read more »

My Coast My Special Place – Alexandra Dahl

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My Coast My Special Place Alexandra Dahl

Alexandra Dahl aka “Germie” with partner Andy Mold are the creators of Highs and Lows Tide Books covering North Devon and Cornwall. These are more than your average tide book, attractively presented with moody and impressive photography interlaced with the essential tide predictions. This is definate must have for any sea and shore visitor! Alexandra… Read more »

Surfing In Miniature

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Surfing In Miniature

(Image provided by Hitchster under the creative commons license. The original image can be viewed here.) There’s something intriguing about a miniature scene with tiny buildings and little people. Tilt-shift photography makes toy like creations that are both impressive and very surreal. You can use a Tilt-shift lens or a photo can be manipuated using… Read more »

Experience A Higher View

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Experience A Higher View

  (image provided by Simon_sees under the creative commons licence. The original image can be viewed here.) Quadcopters are becoming increasingly popular and are perfect for obtaining amazing aerial footage of surfers and waves. They are quickly becoming the go-to technology for aerial photography. They offer a perspective that would otherwise be inaccessible, a more… Read more »

My Coast My Special Place – Julia van Rooij (Team Rider)

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We asked our inspirational team rider Julia van Rooij to give us an insight to her affinity of the beach lifestyle and love for a tropical paradise. The goofy footer sponsored by O’Neill, Herqua, Beachblend, Surfbenelux and Studioanne-marijn.com learnt to surf at the tender age of 11 years. Julia tells us about the “pick up… Read more »

Is Surfing Good for You?

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Benefits of Surfing

Why do you surf? How does it make you feel? Do you feel the benefits from a surf session? Surfing has many benefits to our health and general wellbeing. The “surf stoke” and euphoric feeling after surfing a wave or a glimpse of a pod of dolphins on the horizon creates a response of “feeling… Read more »

My Coast My Special Place – Team Rider Lex Balladon

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Lex Balladon

Our lovely Nalu Beads Team rider Lex Balladon is a land locked free surfer who gets her water fix from wakeboarding and holidays planned around surfing locations. As a talanted wakeboarder with over 10 years expeience she aims to encourage more women and children into wakeboarding with Ladies Mornings, Girls Days and Summer Kids Clubs…. Read more »