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Canhas, Ponta do Sol
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Canhas, Ponta do Sol

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Canhas is a small village in the municipality of Ponta do Sol, in the Portuguese island of Madeira. The agricultural way of life takes you back in old times, when nature was human's friend. It is one of the access doors to Paul da Serra, the amazing and the only plateau in Madeira. Paul da Serra is the only source that feeds the stream-lets that flowing down the Island.

Porto da Cruz, Machico
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Porto da Cruz, Machico

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Hang gliding is an air sport that gives you the opportunity to feel like a pilot. With this extreme sport, you feel the explosion of adrenaline while you are above the clouds. You feel like a giant because the ground from upside down seems to be like a tiny spot. So, if you want to feel free like a bird, you should find the perfect place to make your imagination a reality.

Porto da Cruz, Machico
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Porto da Cruz, Machico

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Paragliding is an adventurous sport, that gives you the opportunity to fly like a bird and get amazing views of landscape from the sky. You can feel the veil of the clouds embracing your body. You may feel you wanna scream loud "freedom" and hear the echo of your voice. The fresh air is flirting with your face while the adrenaline you feel by being up there makes the mountains, the trees and the stones begging you to take your place on the ground, only for one moment.

Porto da Cruz, Machico
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Porto da Cruz, Machico

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If you need a dose of romance, then you should watch "Gone with the wind". If you need more sense, more information, you should surf in the internet. But if you want to come face to face with the adrenaline, then windsurf is your pill. Τhe component of surfing and sailing is your therapy. And if you try to find a right place, then visit Porto da Cruz.

Porto da Cruz, Machico
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Porto da Cruz, Machico

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On the northeastern side of the Portuguese island of Madeira, you will find Porto da Cruz. It's a small village in the municipality of Machico. Its name came from a cross (Cruz), that the explorers placed on a loch, that once used as a port (Porto). The mountains of Paul da Serra, Pico do Larano at 765 m/2509 ft, Pico da Suna at 1040 m/3412 ft and Pico da Maiata at 766 m/2513 ft are the guards of Porto da Cruz.

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