Wander the streets of Taghazout, and you'll stumble upon more juice bars than you can count!
With all year round sunshine, South Morocco is blessed with a variety of yummy fruits - bananas, peaches, apples, avocados....
Locals and tourists alike love nothing more than to sip on a freshly made juice after a day of surfing Morocco's world-class waves!
(Warning: may not be suitable for vegetarian readers!)
Eid-ul-Adha (translates to 'festival of Sacrifice'), is an important festival in the Muslim calendar. Also known as the Greater Eid, the festival honours the prophet Ibrahim's willingness to sacrifice his son to God.
Muslims all over the world observe this day by slaughtering an animal – a sheep, goat, cow or camel (depending on region). Once the animal is slaughtered, the meat and organs of the animal are prepared and shared among family and friends. People will often donate money – or even live animals – to poorer families in order for them to participate in the religious celebration.
Welcome to the first feature of our blog series 'Meet the locals'.
'Meet the locals' is a blog series dedicated to the locals of the Moroccan surf community. Once a month, we meet up with one of the friendly locals of Tamraght/Taghazout, ask them a few questions and introduce them to you!
First up, it's our favourite surf instructor, Morad!
I had never visited Morocco or tried surfing, but I'd always wanted to give it a go! Living in the UK (with a lack of nice weather) and far from the coast, there was never enough motivation for me to try it. A surfer friend told me that Morocco was a great place to learn, with great weather all year round and welcoming locals. So, after some googling, I found Azrac Surf Morocco offering a great deal for a week during the summer and I booked a one week “learn to surf” package. Two months later, I was arriving in Agadir - ready for my Moroccan surf adventure!