Welcome to Paradise, Now Go to Hell – A True Story of Violence, Corruption, and the Soul of Surfing by Chas Smith (Book)

Former war correspondent and current surf writer Chas Smith is almost daring you not to like his writing. He’s arrogant, smug  overly-opinionated, focuses too much on style over substance (how surfers dress and whether or not they’re attractive holds much more weight for Smith than something as obvious as… well, how they surf). But damn, the guy knows how to write a fascinating story.   Continue reading “Welcome to Paradise, Now Go to Hell – A True Story of Violence, Corruption, and the Soul of Surfing by Chas Smith (Book)”