‘The Salt Trail’ Reveals the Emotional Journey of Chasing Waves

A life of surfing isn’t all kittens and rainbows — it’s hard work, saltwater-drenched clothes, and sacrifice.

“Surfing is an amazingly visual pastime,” writes British filmmaker Mark Waters. “This is a story about splashing color into your life by breaking away from the mould and following your dreams.”

In this film, one surfer travels the globe in search of spiritual liberation through riding waves. It’s all about the hardships and successes that come with the lifestyle of chasing waves.

Sure, there’s the peacefulness of sunsets and waves lapping on the shore. But then there’s a discussion about travel expenses, money, and the value of rare opportunities.


“The Salt Trail” was filmed in Indonesia. Get the full film here.


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Mary is based in Denver, Colorado, but frequently travels abroad. Her outdoor interests span from climbing to landscape photography to pack-paddleboarding. If she's not writing, you can most likely find her at the top of a fourteener, or in a local bakery.

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