Thursday, April 1, 2010
The Bright Underbelly of Teahupoo's Monster Wave
My husband Josh Humbert has probably spent as much time below Teahupoo's infamously scary surf break has he has on top of it. Sometimes he brings home fish he's speared and other times he brings home stunning photos like this one. I love this different angle and otherworldly feel of what is one of the world's most photographed waves. Josh says he wanted to capture the beauty of all the cracks in the reef spreading from the break. This day (this Tuesday) the waves were good sized, the sea was glassy and the sun was in the perfect position to light it all up.
To see what the wave looks like from the surface check out my Lonely Planet video at www.lonelyplanet.tv.