Sandboarding is hugely popular in Vina del Mar. The group I was with was keen to try. After my morning, I was keen to watch.
It’s just like you think – snowboarding except with sand. There are giant dunes and the only way to get to the top is by foot making the climb up in sand a little more difficult than it seems.
Here’s the climb up:
Me climbing to the top sans sandboard:
Here’s a shot of the actual sandboarders at the top:
And once you get to the top, and peek over, here’s the spectacular view – well worth the (exhausting) walk up:
January 10th, 2016 at 9:44 pm
and…how did you get back down sans a sandboard?
January 10th, 2016 at 10:56 pm
barefoot and very carefully. think about a mountain of sand and trying to get downhill. it was a workout on the way down too.