This is the opening clip for our "New Zealand special" on the travel site gensueden.com which is all about so called "vanlife" and surfing. 2009 we spent 3 months in a little white bus driving all around New Zealand and as it was from october to december we travelled mostly alone.
All filmed 2009 with a Canon XHA1
Edited in Premiere.
We stayed at "La Source" for quite a few days with our campervan. It´s perfect for that! All I filmed was basically a few steps from our sleeping place. Some days were pretty crowded but if you waited for the right time it was ok.
Second Part of our trip from Setúbal to Troia peninsula. This clip is a part of our little story about the Setúbal harbour and the ferry ride. If you wanna read the whole article you can do it here: gensueden.com/von-setubal-nach-troia/ - in german.
When we came down to Peniche we realized that the season was not over at all. While travelling Galicia and noth Portugal before we did not meet other travelers pretty often. The surf was mostly uncrowded and the locals chilled out. This changed when coming to Peniche!
From 9th to 20th October the Rip Curl Pro took place at Supertubos, Peniche´s most well known beach break. But not only that but also the fact that it was still warm, the waves good and the number of surfcamps high made it feel like returning to high season again.
Most of the time we stayed north of Peniche and as the conditions for the contest at Supertubos were not that easy you could watch the Pros surfing at the more protected beaches of Ferrel. The guy in green is Filipe Toledo.