This almost didn’t happen. Twice. The first time was because the SURFING Factory was supposed to end and everyone was supposed to go home — then a big swell decided to square up with Indonesia and who were we to say no? The second time was because Desert Point is a mission to get to from Bali and we’re tired and half-drunk and is it reeeeaallly going to be worth it? Turns out it was. It always is. Here are ten photos from The Factory’s strike trip to Deserts. Watch the video by clicking that pretty little pink link behind this sentence.