mentawai

A Death in the Family

A Death in the Family

When things go wrong for one of the locals, you quickly realise you're just a helpless visitor in the Mentawai Islands. 9 Apr 2018
A Long Time Ago at Lance’s Right

A Long Time Ago at Lance’s Right

Mosquito battles, a meagre diet and a few magic moments. 15 Feb 2018
Discovering The Mentawai with Martin Daly

Discovering The Mentawai with Martin Daly

An aesthetically pleasing history lesson with one of the best captains in the biz. 22 Nov 2017
Burning Rails in the Mentawai

Burning Rails in the Mentawai

Pete Mendia decimates surfing’s favourite archipelago. 11 Sep 2017
The Mahogany Sessions

The Mahogany Sessions

Craig Ando, Ryan Burch, Ozzie Wright and Alex Knost style their way through a few Mentawai tubes. 24 Jul 2017
That No Kandui Session

That No Kandui Session

Remember that giant swell from a few weeks ago? Here’s the edit. 12 Jul 2017
Where Is Sancho? Kandui!

Where Is Sancho? Kandui!

French surfer Benjamin Sanchis just got really tubed in surfing’s ultimate playground. 23 Sep 2016
Walsh & Wightman – Young and Free in Indo

Walsh & Wightman – Young and Free in Indo

Two members of Oz’s generation-next tear through our northern neighbour. 8 Aug 2016
Chris Zaffis’ Indo Spoils

Chris Zaffis’ Indo Spoils

Have you booked your ticket for Indo yet? 28 Jun 2016
Gallery: Now and Tomorrow

Gallery: Now and Tomorrow

A pictorial snippet from October Tracks in which seven of Australia’s best juniors go ham and eggs in the Mentawai Islands. 14 Sep 2015
Dave Rastovich's Magic Carpets

Dave Rastovich's Magic Carpets

Rasta shows us some of the treasures from his quiver. 7 Jan 2015
Gallery: Loco Loco 2

Gallery: Loco Loco 2

Clay Marzo, Chippa Wilson, Matt Meola, Mikey Wright, Luke Hynd and Billy Kean score scorching Indo. 3 Dec 2014
Torren Martyn Wrapped In Blue

Torren Martyn Wrapped In Blue

Torren Martyn deep inside a Mentawai bliss space. 12 May 2014
Horror of Man Overboard in Mentawai Islands

Horror of Man Overboard in Mentawai Islands

Brett Archibald fell off a surf charter vessel mid Mentawai straight crossing – at night. 19 Apr 2013
Postcards From The Island Of Nowhere – Benny Godwin

Postcards From The Island Of Nowhere – Benny Godwin

Benny is a paradox. 15 Oct 2011
Huge Storm Hinders Tsunami Relief Work – 400 Dead And Rising

Huge Storm Hinders Tsunami Relief Work – 400 Dead And Rising

A massive storm has moved into the Mentawai region making tsunami relief work even more difficult A massive storm has moved into the Mentawai region making tsunami relief work even more difficult - and life more miserable for the local villagers who are living in makeshift shelters. 1 Nov 2010
Tsunami Strikes Sumatra

Tsunami Strikes Sumatra

Tsunami stikes Macaronis camp. 25 Oct 2010
SURF JOURNALISM, HUMANITARIANISM AND A BOAT TRIP IN INDO

SURF JOURNALISM, HUMANITARIANISM AND A BOAT TRIP IN INDO

SERF Academy's Matt George call's school back into session in the Mentawai Islands. 12 Aug 2010
BAY BOYS UNITE – MENTAWAI BLOG DAY 8 FINAL-DAY–FANTASY

BAY BOYS UNITE – MENTAWAI BLOG DAY 8 FINAL-DAY–FANTASY

We’d patiently waited through some pretty average days (for Indonesia that is), but thankfully the law of positive thinking paid off on our final day. 24 Jun 2010
BAY BOYS UNITE – MENTAWAI BLOG DAY 4 SNAKE ENCOUNTERS

BAY BOYS UNITE – MENTAWAI BLOG DAY 4 SNAKE ENCOUNTERS

Today was one of those days I wish I could rewind and start over, why? Because I got up close with one of the most dangerous snakes in the world. 14 Jun 2010
Bay Boys United – Mentawai Blog Day 1

Bay Boys United – Mentawai Blog Day 1

A daily blog from Macaronis Resort in the Mentawai Islands. 11 Jun 2010