Information about the Best Walkways of Portugal

Information about the Best Walkways of Portugalnelson-garrido-paiva-walkways-portugal-photography-designboom-02
Along the bank of the paiva river in arouca, portugal, an incredible eight kilometer route stretches across the sprawling natural terrain. the ‘paiva walkways‘, completed by arouca municipality and engineering company trimetrica, weaves through the area’s dramatic landscape, offering sweeping views of waterfalls, quartz crystal deposits, exotic fauna and flora, and the river below.

the walkway is sited along the bank of the paiva river in arouca, portugal
Information about the Best Walkways of Portugalnelson-garrido-paiva-walkways-portugal-photography-designboom-02
the eight kilometer route stretches across the sprawling natural terrain
Information about the Best Walkways of Portugalnelson-garrido-paiva-walkways-portugal-photography-designboom-02
the path weaves through the area’s dramatic natural landscape
Information about the Best Walkways of Portugalnelson-garrido-paiva-walkways-portugal-photography-designboom-02
the journey offers views of waterfalls, quartz crystals, exotic fauna and flora, and the river below
Information about the Best Walkways of Portugalnelson-garrido-paiva-walkways-portugal-photography-designboom-02
the pathway is intended as 
more than merely a simple walk in nature, but an unforgettable experience 
Information about the Best Walkways of Portugalnelson-garrido-paiva-walkways-portugal-photography-designboom-02
a narrow bridge spans across the river, surrounded by soaring cliffs and abundant vegetation
Information about the Best Walkways of Portugalnelson-garrido-paiva-walkways-portugal-photography-designboom-02
the infrastructure interferes as little as possible with the surrounding environment
Information about the Best Walkways of Portugalnelson-garrido-paiva-walkways-portugal-photography-designboom-02
a winding staircase leads to the top of a huge hill
Information about the Best Walkways of Portugalnelson-garrido-paiva-walkways-portugal-photography-designboom-02
the walkway continues along the entire topography of the site 
Information about the Best Walkways of Portugalnelson-garrido-paiva-walkways-portugal-photography-designboom-02
rest stops and strategic panoramic points are positioned for visitors to admire the view
Information about the Best Walkways of Portugalnelson-garrido-paiva-walkways-portugal-photography-designboom-02
garrido’s photos show the different parts of the path and its relationship to the landscape
Information about the Best Walkways of Portugalnelson-garrido-paiva-walkways-portugal-photography-designboom-02
the photo essay captures the route’s dizzying directions and arresting views
Information about the Best Walkways of Portugalnelson-garrido-paiva-walkways-portugal-photography-designboom-02
the birds-eye-view photos capture parts of the path that are usually unseen 
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