Peahi (Jaws) : 9 & 10 October 2012

I don’t do early mornings but to see Jaws breaking for the first time I definitely had no complaints! In fact, I couldn’t even sleep the night before let alone being concerned about waking up early!  Back in the early days of Peahi, no one used to know how to get there but nowadays it gets PACKED. You can either drive, hike down or hitch-hike or even pay for a ride down : one business minded guy was charging $5 for a one way ride! If you do decide to drive prepare to drive down a one laned, potholed, overgrown, abandoned pineapple field, dirt road and if that doesn’t put you off there are no real passing places so it gets somewhat tricky when you meet a huge truck coming in the opposite direction! The potholes are so bad that if it rains you can’t even go down there in a ‘normal’ size car not to mention it gets so slippery that I’ve heard that cars end up bashing into each other. Luckily it was dry when Jaws broke in early October but I can’t even tell you how dusty it got. Paul & I perched ourselves on a little ledge along with about 6 other photographers plus random tourists who came and went throughout the day. Here are a selection of some of our favorite photos from the action in October.

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One thought on “Peahi (Jaws) : 9 & 10 October 2012

  1. Ilan Artzy says:

    Thanks for a great insight into the jaws experience. Really powerfully images! I can’t wait to witness it myself!

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