Travel Photo| Sunset in Ecuador’s surf paradise Montanita

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Surfing the sunset in Montanita, Ecuador

Surfing into the sunset:

It doesn’t get much better than sitting in the ocean waiting to catch your next wave with this sunset on the horizon.  This particular evening I just wasn’t on top of my game and the inconsistent beach break was just pounding me with closeout waves.

I decided to call it a day and went for my camera to capture the sunset and the beauty of Montanita. Life here is slow; people wake up and surf, the day starts after 10 am, surf again in the evening then party or relax at night.

With a slow shutter speed I was able to blur the waves to capture their movement.  I wish I had a tripod for this but I think it turned out alright.  With all the surfing I’ve been doing I’m lucky to even capture this as it’s hard to take yourself away from beauty like this!

Happy Travels,



Ian Yacobucci

Ian Yacobucci

Traveling the Trans-Siberian, mountaineering the Himalayas, or teaching in Tokyo, I'm always trying something new. As a someone who's worked, studied, and traveled to 40+ countries around the world, I'm here to share my experiences so you can do the same.

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