Peniche is a seaside township in Portugal. It has a large harbor and it is well known as a fishing town. One of the diamonds of Peniche is the baroque Misericordia Church in the main square, where you can admire the fantastic painted ceiling with scenes from the new testament. If you want to see an old prison, then you should visit the impressive 16th century fortress. It had been used as a prison by the secret police of dictator Salazar, where political opponents were jailed.
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Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Barkers, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
This tropical paradise provides a variety of sporting activities to all water enthusiasts. Barkers is considered to be the kitesurfing capital of the island. This long stretch of white sand is teeming with kiters of all ages and experience levels.
The beach is situated within the Grand Cayman Nature Reserve, on the northwestern side of the island. The ideal period for kitesurfing here is from November through April, when the average temperature is 75°F/23.9°C. In addition, constant winds blow between 15 to 20 knots/27.80 to 37 kph. The site accommodates northeast winds and mainly side-onshore winds.
If you don’t have previous experience or wish to brush up your skills, then you should visit the kite-surfing school that is located on spot. Apart from kitesurfing, a good idea, especially for culture lovers, is a trip to the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands, an amazing museum that is located only a short distance from the beach.
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