The islands of Mentawai are popular with the location being off the western coast of the Sumatra. Indonesia is on its tip toe with the presence of hottest surfer beach in its surrounding. The best time to surf is from March to December; during this time the waves are moderate. The perfect waves are found in three exclusive beaches; namely, Siberut, Sipora, North Pagi and South Pagi. The accesses to these islands are only through ferries and charter boats. Mentawai Islands are the mainly steadfast surfing destinations in the world.
Alaska, United States
Sometimes you just have to get rid of the ski gadgets and go for a ride in the snow in another thrilling mode, using kayaks or snowmobiles. That is what you are sure to get when you visit Alaska for the thrill seekers in Alaska prefer this mode of travel. As you move further north, it becomes colder and travelers can get involved in less thrilling but equally exciting activities like igloo building. Make no mistakes, it can be cold but there some activities like cycling that can be done during summer periods.
The Lau, Archipelago, Fiji
If you thought watching the sun go down was a beautiful sight to behold, try watching the sun rise above the Lau archipelago in Fiji. The Lau archipelago is an island of 50 atolls just off the coat of Fiji. It may not be easily accessible but people still make it there. Those who do make the journey are perfectly rewarded with beauty that is hard to describe. The simple fact that you can live a day without buzzing telephones and noisy televisions is simply beautiful.
South Africa has earned its name for the Jeffrey’s Bay and its beautiful surfing place. It is just an hour’s drive from the Port Elizabeth and is a very crowded surfing place in the whole of Africa. It is popular by its sticking around with the surfers round the year. The surfing is most during the months of June, July and August. The surfers crowd here for fun and adventurous ride like Super tubes, Bone yards, and Kitchen windows, Magna Tubes, Albatross and Point. This place is very popular all over the world for hosting the well renowned Annual billboard Pro WCT contest. The surfers from all round the world come to participate in this contest.
Petra was the ancient capital of the Nabateans whose existence was masked by the discovery of trading routes in the sea. The city became completely lost and forgotten after the Arab invasion of the 7th century. It was only discovered in the 1800s by a Swiss adventurer. The site which is today known as the Pink city as it is popularly called thanks to the rose coloured sands that were used to build the many palaces and tombs has been in existence since about 1200 B.C. For a wonderful view of Petra, wait till dusks and watch from afar the flickering candle lights that are used to light up the place.