VIDEO: Taghazout – From fishing village to surfing Mecca

VIDEO: Taghazout – From fishing village to surfing Mecca

The Atlantic sea has always provided a living for people on Morocco’s coast, but dwindling catches in their fishing nets have caused many to seek a living in surfing in Taghazout.

In the 14 years since a professional Portuguese surfer set up camp in Taghazout, the tiny berber fishing village has become a major international destination. And the vast majority of riders out on the waves are Europeans.

Paul Rhys reports from the village of Taghazout.

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