Explore and Wander

Humans are driven by the impulse to explore and wander, finding themselves in places and situations that make them feel alive, thankful for inhabiting this planet and being alive.

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why not take a look at these videos?

Documentary for UNESCO Geopark Estrela, shot in the Autumn, Winter and Spring, showcasing mainland Portugal’s highest mountain through aerial and terrestrial footage.

Paiva Walkways are located on the left bank of the Paiva River, in Arouca municipality, Aveiro, Portugal. They are 8 km that provide a walk "untouched", surrounded by unique beauty of landscapes, in an authentic natural sanctuary along the brave waters downhills, quartz crystals and endangered species in Europe.