The Puerto perspective
13 reasons why Puerto Escondido was the place to be this weekend.
When it comes to sizable summertime surf, it's hard to beat the Mexican Pipeline. The place is a swell magnet, and thus also attracts some of the best big-wave riders in the world when it's on. But obviously surfing Puerto comes with a price, and one need look no further than Greg Long's Facebook page yesterday to get an idea of what the exchange rate is like in Mexico these days: "Seven hours, two waves and second degree burns ... living the dream!" That being said, the rewards can ...
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