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 Grace Bay, Providenciales, Turks & Caicos
Providenciales or Provo is the most developed island in the Turks and Caicos islands, providing a number of services and facilities. With crystal, clear waters and white-powdered beaches, this location is definitely a world class watersport destination.
Grace Bay beach is one of the best beaches in the world. The spot accommodates a wide range of activities and sports, including windsurfing, parasailing and kiteboarding. The last one is becoming increasingly popular the past few years. It is a great kiteboarding site, especially when the north and northeast winds are blowing. Constant winds blow almost from November to February, between 15 and 25 knots/27.78 and 46.30 kph and the water temperature varies between 24 °C/75.2 °F and 30 °C/86 °F.
Grace Bay beach is suitable for kiters of all skill levels. If you like big waves, then you should go to the north shore reef, which is appropriate for more advanced riders. Note: be careful of boats and tourists.