Archive for February 2018

Puerto Rico Day Two: San Juan: Castillo San Cristobal

Cannon balls atop fort

After a light breakfast at my hotel, I began my second day in San  Juan by heading to the massive fort that prevented me from observing the sunrise earlier in the  morning. Construction of Castillo San Cristobal was started by the Spanish in 1634 and took over 150 years to complete. It was the largest…

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Puerto Rico Day Six: El Yunque And The Rain Forest Inn

 After breakfast I left the splendid seclusion of the Copamarina resort and the unique beauty of Puerto Rico’s dry forest. I was on my way  to the other side of the island to visit El Yunque, the famous rain forest. It is the only sub-tropical rain forest on United States territory.  I decided to drive…

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