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Topic: southern sumatra
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Topic: southern sumatra
Views: 34992 Replies: 52

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mambo

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RE: southern sumatra

The staff at Ombak indah get plenty of perks, above average Indo pay, 2 bonuses per year, maternity leave,(6months) no pay cuts if sick and their kids get looked after too. Accommodation and food.

Good to see you stand up for reality and freedom of choice mate, I get sick of the negative whinges from dickheads like him.

By:

phill

RE: southern sumatra

i stayed at family losmen for a few months this year and had a good time although i got bored of the wave out front after a few days.
Fat, often sectiony,closes out a lot, gets crowded, swell direction always wrong, trade not offshore..Over rated wave for sure.

However it is fun when its good but only got two or three tubes in a few months of surfing karang nyimbor/ ujung bocur.

Other waves are fun and hollow but still not world class, the best waves are more fikle than the wave out front.  

The prices have gone up at all the camps this year too.

Get some wax and surf gear from nanang the ding repair guy out back of family losmen, if you stay there you get discounts. The food gets boring but i still like it..

By:

Yak

RE: southern sumatra

Im heading there next month with a few mates, I just invested in a camera ( just using as a diry) but al the same its a good bit of kit, was wondering how safe it will be?



By:

joe

RE: southern sumatra

why do posts go missing on this website?

Pay someone to watch your stuff it is a bit sketchy leaving it on the beach but in the hotels its safe.

South sumatra is shit by the way. its gets swell but most spots are fickle and only work a few times a month.
Way less quality than bali too.

By:

Jethro

RE: southern sumatra

Summing up Sth Sumatra ... fickle, swell nearly always wrong angle, attracts heaps of incompetant surfers (25 - 30 in the water every day, mission to get to ... not that cheap per wave compared to Ment's. Look elsewhere for quality waves and less crowd's. Only people smiling are losmen owners!!

By:

chippy

RE: southern sumatra

ya I just got back from here and had a good time, you guys have all said it- the spots are a bit fickle but i definitely got some goodies. Jimmys up the coast from Karang was good to us for sure and way jambu delivered most days. ended up staying at paradise bungalows just next to family losmen, super cheap and ya get your own bungalow. id reccommend it-http://paradisesurfcampsumatra.com/



By:

chippy

RE: southern sumatra

ya I just got back from here and had a good time, you guys have all said it- the spots are a bit fickle but i definitely got some goodies. Jimmys up the coast from Karang was good to us for sure and way jambu delivered most days. ended up staying at paradise bungalows just next to family losmen, super cheap and ya get your own bungalow. id reccommend it-http://paradisesurfcampsumatra.com/

By:

nice guy

RE: southern sumatra

:D There are definitely too many foreign investors. Instead of something nice to read about Krui, I only read trash!
eventually they get back exactly what they deserve. Andy's gone ... who's next? .. We should respect each other ....

You are all welcome to Krui ...

By:

manu

RE: southern sumatra

clean,cheap,local vibe,amazing place..totally recomend

http://www.wix.com/karangbesi/surfcampsumatra

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Karang-Besi-Surf-Camp-South-Sumatra/356173387744593

By:

Chris

RE: southern sumatra

Hey guys, south sumatra is a beautiful area, check out www.mandiribeach.com for photo and video updates!


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