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 Cottesloe Beach, Perth, Western Australia Australia
Cottesloe beach is a beautiful sandy beach that offers to locals and visitors a variety of water-sports. It is popular amongst windsurfers and kiters as it provides great sea breeze conditions, especially from October to March. The wind force is medium, usually at 16-25 knots. In addition, the best wind direction is from the south, southwest.
Furthermore, the location is suitable for advanced kiters. Keep in mind that, kite-surfers launch area is on the north side of the beach. Last but not least, there are kite-surfing schools, training centers and shops at your disposal. Note: be careful of sharks and locals.