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By Matthew Karsten Date: 4th February 2018 Location: Ring Road, Iceland There’s nothing like a good road trip. Especially when driving past active volcanoes, blue icebergs, roaring waterfalls, and northern lights on Iceland’s Ring Road.
Ring Road, Iceland
Cape Town becomes the capital of the kitesurfing world from December through February each year with over 30 spots nestled in and around the city limits.
Kite Beach, Table View
By Matthew Karsten Date: 23 January 2017 Location: Beqa Island, Fiji Shark diving without a cage. Sounds insane, right? That’s what I thought too. Turns out sharks aren’t the terrifying monsters we think they are.
Beqa Island, Fiji
By Matthew Karsten Date: 30 July 2017 Location: Isla Holbox, Mexico Swimming with whale sharks is an underwater adventure I’ve wanted to try for years. I finally took the plunge, and swam alongside these gentle giants in Mexico!
Isla Holbox, Mexico
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Sea Cottage Drive
Noordhoek, Cape Town, Western Province 7979
By Matthew Karsten Date: 30 July 2017 Location: Playa del Carmen, Mexico Hiking in waist-deep water through dark caves at Rio Secreto, we turned a corner to discover a massive cavern decorated with incredible stalactites all over the ceiling.
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
By Matthew Karsten I’m paddling away from a four foot wall of crystal blue water, rising up from the ocean and bearing down on my position. I feel a push as it catches my board, faster & faster.
Siargao Island, Philippines
By Matthew Karsten Date: 11 February 2018 Location: Tortuguero, Costa Rica Rainforest covered mountains stretched out into the distance. My small single-engine plane began its descent towards a sliver of runway in the middle of all the green.
Tortuguero, Costa Rica
By Matthew Karsten 11 February 2018 Vancouver Island The second half of my Vancouver Island road trip took me to the island’s West coast, and the fun little hipster surf town of Tofino. It’s a lush wilderness outpost on the edge of the sea.
Vancouver Island, Canada
By Matthew Karsten The landscape is full of broken icebergs, streaked blue and black, floating with the tide, occasionally breaking apart in a mighty crash. This is Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon in Iceland.