Dodging NATO war games in the far North-West of Scotland. A four day hike taking in mountain bothies, reclusive hermits and untouched surf. Lives lived and lost, seeking and never quite finding.
An adventure to the end-of-the-line with world renowned surf photographer Al Mackinnon. A surf trip turned existential discourse on the meaning of and search for perfection.
Join me and my surfboard on the ‘Cape to Cape’ track, a challenging 135km trail that traverses the West Australian coastline from Indian to Southern Ocean. Long, lonely beaches, stunning national park scenery and occasional forays into majestic Karri forests.
‘I had rallied the crew for a goose chase. A solid bunch comprised of folks that understand that a surf mission like this is at worse an excuse for a coastal amble and a pint at the local. At best, the chance to shake off the shackles of familiarity and convenience that had been holding us back through the colder months.’