Ramiro Esteban from Burriana in Spain contacted us with some photos from his recent travels. He’s currently in Costa Rica after making his way through Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, and Panama over the last year and a half.
A passionate surfer and freelance photographer, Ramiro has not surprisingly got some great shots from his adventures.
I’m a little bit jealous of his life right now!
In his own words…
I started my trip in January 2016. First I was in Chile in the Region of Valparaiso. My first surf wave in America was in Concon in La Boca beach. After three months I had my flight to return to Spain with a stop in Peru but I missed the flight to Spain to meet a famous wave in Peru, Chicama.
I returned to Chile traveling by road and visited some other places on the coast of Peru and important surf spots in the north of Chile – Arica and Iquique.
I continued living in the region of Valparaiso for a few more months and discovered some of the mythical Chilean waves like Punta de Lobos in Pichilemu or Puertecillo.
In September of 2016 I traveled to the north of Chile, I lived in the desert for 7 months, I had time to photograph the incredible landscapes that are in the desert of Atacama and also to visit on two occasions the salar of Uyuni in Bolivia, a unique place.
After 7 months I needed to leave there to meet the ocean. In March I traveled to Panama City, then spent a few days in Bocas del Toro and then arrived in Costa Rica temporarily staying in Puerto Viejo in the province of Limon.
Normally I do not plan my trip very much, but if my economy allows it I would like to visit Nicaragua, Guatemala, El Salvador and Mexico.
Here in Puerto Viejo the rainy season has started and I have met some local surfers, we are waiting for the entrance of a good swell to take some photos. Meanwhile I’m doing some other work as a freelance photographer and filmmaker.