The Mediterranean’s unlikely surf destination: Lebanon
(CNN)Off the Mediterranean coast of Lebanon lies a seaside town that locals call the “7-kilometer playground.”
Known for its sandy beaches, the ancient beach town Jiyeh is a rarity along the country’s long, rocky coastline.
There, you’ll find a tight-knit surfing community.
While Lebanon may not be an obvious choice as a surfing destination, its popularity is growing. Its waves are modest, but the community’s passion is strong.