July 18, 2011

Hang Gliding, Paragliding & Microlights on the Silver Coast

Extreme sports like Hang Gliding and Paragliding are popular on
the Silver Coast and pilots are frequently seen using thermals
to launch themselves from cliffs and then soaring above the
almost empty expanses of beach in various places from the Obidos
Lagoon to Nazare and beyond. This sequence below shows
Paragliding and "soaring" over the beach at Pedra do Ouro.

Pedra do Ouro - Paragliding - youtube video clip
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As well as Hang Gliding and Paragliding at the beach of Bom
Sucesso, Microlight aircraft fly from the small airfield at
Arelho located at the inland end of the Obidos Lagoon and I've
also included two videos of those....

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