La Ticla Surfing Spot

One of our favorite spots to surf every year we have gone to Mexico is a place called La Ticla. Not only am I excited to surf there every year, but I am always interested about what we will see and experience driving and staying at La Ticla that year. It's funny the things I remember every year that may be simple but add a little more fun to the trip in sometimes the most peculiar way. The windy cliff roads and hairpin turns still catch my breath after driving up and down them so many times, accidentally running over crabs in the road, almost getting whip lash from going over topes(Mexican speed bump) too fast. It's little things like these that make the trip extra exciting. It's not every day you see a family of five riding a moped on a major highway, or almost run over a heard of goats coming around a sharp turn. Some of the things we see are quite comical and most of them one would never see back in the states.

 

Yes, the trip there is an adventure in itself, but there is still the town, the people, and the surf. The town mostly consist of native indians with a mix of Mexican in them. It's a cute town for what they have to work with. Most of the houses are woven together palm branches or small concrete slabs, but that's what gives the town it's character. There are several different kinds of animals there one really cool one being the iguana. I'm warning you though, don't feed the dogs or they will stalk you the entire time your there. The people are relatively nice(they have to be cause all there money comes from the surfers who visit there), and the food is good for the first couple days(then it all starts tasting the same). They have the hotel restaurant set up on the beach and they have tried to Americanize it but it's a sad attempt. They tries to get all the money they can off the people staying there so they charge 60 bucks for two hard beds in a stifling hot room. Over the years we have learned it is more comfortable to stay in a tent on the beach for only five dollars a night. Although the accommodations may be a little rough the surf break makes up for everything. There is a little river to cross that is sometimes flowing waist deep or only ankle deep that you have to cross to get to the main peeks. It is a fun left hand point with an occasional short right that comes in and has plenty of peeks for everyone to spread out and catch as many waves as they please.

La Ticla is definitely a surf spot that I look forward to every year and I can't wait to see how it will be next year when I pull up to look at it and try some new tricks on it's Fun, playful faces.

Florida East Coast Surfing Photographs

East Coast and Central Florida Surfing Photographs (mostly) of Sebastian Inlet, RC's, Cocoa Beach Pier, 2nd light, New Smyrna, South Florida's Reef Road, Jupiter some of Central America and various other areas.

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Here are some surfing pictures to look at now:



2009
Ron Jon's Photo Shoot
Sebastian Inlet Pro
Juno Pier NSSA
Sixteenth Birthday
Satellite Beach NSSA
Roxy, Ron Jon, ESA Allstars & Regionals
Spring Break 2009
Start of Summer
Mexico Trip


Hawaii Surfing 2007
Hawaii North Shore
Hawaii Part 2
Hawaii Part 3
Hawaii Part 4
Hawaii Part 5
Hawaii Part 6


Guatemala Surfing 2007
Surfing Guatemala
Guatemala Surf
Josh Wilson in Guatemala
Viking Surfboards in Guatemala

Puerto Rico Surfing 2007
Surfing Puerto Rico

Mexico Surfing 2009
The Black Sand Beach
The Perfect Wave (Las Olas Perfecion)
A Great End
Mexico Surfing 2008
This Years Trip
La Ticla
Santa Cruiz
Mexico Surfing 2007
Surfing Mexico 2007
Big Mexican Waves
Point Breaks in Mexico
Surfing Blahs of Mexico
Mexico Surfing 2006
Mexico Mainland Surfing
Mexico Surfing 2006
Mexico Surfing Adventures
Mexico Surfing Pictures
Mexican Girls Surfing
Tube Riding Mexico
Mexico Surf Sequence


Florida Surfing Locations
Cherry Down Park
Cocoa Beach Pier
1st Light PAFB
Monster Hole
Second Light
Carbon Fiber Surfboard
16th Street Cocoa Beach
Patrick Air Force Base
Ramp Skateboarding
RC's Video
RC's Satellite Beach
Sebastian Inlet Surfing
First Peak Sebastian Florida
Second Peak Sebastian Florida
Jupiter Inlet
South Florida
Juno Beach, Florida
Cocoa Beach, Florida
Coral Cove
Competition Photos & Movies
March 2007 NSSA Contest Weekend
May 2007 ESA Contest at Sebastian

Rip Curl Grom Search
2008 at New Smyrna


SIMA Surfing America
2008 USA Championships & Team Trials


2006 NSSA Nationals - South California
Point Mugu TubeQuest 2006 ESA Championships - Cape Hatteras
Cape Hatteras, NC, Surfing
Cape Hatteras 2008

More Photos and story on Wet Magazine's website of Savannah's Cape Hatteras Trip.

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