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 The Cove, Sandy Hook, New Jersey USA
If you want to get in touch with a place, where you will be able to spend all your positive energy by exercising a challenging activity, Sandy Hook is the best place to visit. Thanks to the wind and currents that come across the bay, you will have the opportunity to practice an amazing activity. As you will see, the spot offers you the right conditions for the best kitesurfing!!!
The water is flat and shallow and its quality is cloudy. However, be careful of the strong currents. You should also avoid launching from the parking lot C, where windsurfers launch, because it may become dangerous. The beach is sandy and you can launch on the sandbar to avoid possible hazards. Best wind comes from the north and easterly wind is onshore on the ocean side. For beginners, the bay is considered the best, with S, N and NW winds. Best winds are during spring and fall. The wind speed ranges from 15 to 25 knots/27.7-46.3 kph. The appropriate season to exercise this activity is from March to December.
After your favorite activity, you can have some fun in the impressive cafes that you will find nearby.