20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Blue Pulse

The longest wave in the world. That is what I wanted to see for my birthday! A quick, 30 hour jump took me to the North West part of Peru. The Chicama wave was there, as I have read about it. 4km of endless waves, line after line, paradise for surfers of all skills. And photographers like me, that get inspiration from virtually anything… Puerto Malabrigo is a typical, lazy, fishing village. In the summer time many surfers will visit, but in the winter, almost everyone leaves. The area is known as the birth place of ceviche. And surf too…

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Puerto Malabrigo, Peru
Camera: ILCE-1
Copyright: © Tihomir Trichkov