Transkei Sky

Not a soul in sight during the first morning of surf in the Transkei.

Transkei Trees

The group weaves through some twisting flora after a surf.

Dolphin Pod

Not content to let the surfers steal all the fun, a giant pod of dolphins share a wave.

Koa Smith

There was an endless amount of beauty in the Transkei. Completely untouched headlands met the sea with reef breaks scattered about. Koa Smith, looking and feeling awfully small in the Transkei's vast landscapes.

Transkei Bar

A hundred miles away from the nearest convenience store, this local bar was the place to be. Luke, Koa, Alex, and Frank, observing the festivities before sharing a beer.

Frank Solomon

Frank Solomon proves to be more than just an excellent guide and host, but a top-notch braai grill-master as well.

Frank Solomon

Not only a talented big-wave rider, Frank Solomon holds his own in the smaller surf as well, shown by his poise inside this barrel.

Luke Davis

Luke Davis shows some local children their pictures on his phone. For some kids, these images were the first they had ever seen of themselves.

Luke Davis

A morning that was uncharacteristically cold and windy included one of the only airs attempted on the entire trip. Luke Davis, boosting on a dreary morning.

Seashells

Talk about shells - the Transkei has them. They were of many shapes and sizes, and virtually all of them were intact.

Koa Smith

A barreling tree branch captures a barreled Koa Smith.

Alex Smith

Alex Smith has a good laugh upon opening a book at a backpackers' hostel during one of the first nights of the trip.

Alex Smith

Alex Smith and a drawn-out snap, composing a balance of speed and power.

Luke Davis

Luke, setting a standard with his choice wave selection.

Transkei Sky

A gorgeous sunrise, with clouds that dwarf the surfers on a walk to the shore.