Fathomaway Compass

Postcards tagged: Surf Culture

Eye Candy: Family Road Trip in the Andes

PERU AND CHILE – The sky changed from heavy gray to a dazzling display of faceted jewel tones. Rubies and topaz and amethyst and tanzanite set behind mountain peaks glimmered in the thin air.

Just Back From: Rancho Pescadero

TODOS SANTOS, Mexico – Surf, romance, Pacific sunsets. If you can handle being away from it all, I can't imagine why you would ever want to leave. This place has everything.

The Birth of a Surfer

LISBON, Portugal – An Austrian guy walks into a Portuguese cafe, and just like that, a new surfer is born. A reader story.

A Few Days in Manly, Sydney

MANLY, Australia – What to know before hitting the laid-back Sydney suburb: You'll need a tank and board shorts. You might stop wearing shoes. And you'll never want to leave.

A Few Days in Cape Town, South Africa

CAPE TOWN, South Africa – Zen oases and disco balls in the sand. Penguins in the surf and mountaintop views. The question isn't "what should we do?" but "how can we fit it all in?"

Instant in-box upgrade: Sign up for Fathom's newsletter.