The Drifter team pilgrimage to the famed Grajagan Bay doesn’t happen as often as one might think. In an archipelago with over 17,000 islands, there are so many empty waves open to self-discovery that we occasionally forget to check the ones that are just across the pond.

However, when a late-season swell promised some significant size paired with just the right direction, all eyes were set on that very special stretch of reef on the shores of the tiger’s lair