Travel Blogs from San Juan, Puerto Rico

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Bye Bye BVI, San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

Bye Bye BVI

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... of flip flops that had adopted an unpleasant odour. All refreshed we headed out to explore the streets of Old San Juan. We walked down to 'SoFo', the Puerto Rican version of SoHo. The city has a romantic and historic feel to it. It reminded Linda of old ...

Early flight.., San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

Early flight..

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... was very friendly when they saw Linda carrying her wedding dress around, wishing us many babies :). It was a smooth 4 hour flight to Puerto Rico. We arrived at the Intercontinental, close to the airport. I am not going to say anything about this place as ...

A fortress defended by an army of mosquitoes., San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

A fortress defended by an army of mosquitoes.

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... to annoy the King of Spain, and divert its resources to the Caribbean, away from Europe and Holland. But when they found Puerto Rico, it was infected with deceases and the defense of the fortress strong, they lost interest. The Dutch decided to rob and ...

Finding Ponce de Leon, San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

Finding Ponce de Leon

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... oldest church that has been in continuous use in the New World - Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic takes the number one spot. San Juan's colourful, hilly Old Town, surrounded by the waves of a crashing sea, makes for a good way to stretch your legs ...

Exploring Forts Of Old San Juan -  Express Style!, San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

Exploring Forts Of Old San Juan - Express Style!

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... to Perth -  3 long flights plus airport time. For now we just want to stay immersed in the beauty that is Old San Juan.   Footnote: La Fortaleza and San Juan National Historic Site in Puerto Rico are UNESCO World Heritage Listed. ...

Living It Up In The Old Town, San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

Living It Up In The Old Town

A travel blog entry by smitherson

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... together.  Heading east we wandered along nearly desserted beaches (yes we were still right in the middle of San Juan - nice!).  Had a great adventure crossing a tide filled lagoon and scrabbling over rocks in our determination not to walk ...

Friends!, San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

Friends!

A travel blog entry by smitherson

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No words - Just photos... Enjoy! - ...

big boat and the EPA, San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

big boat and the EPA

A travel blog entry by dylanboyle

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So three days ago (again I'm still trying to catch up here...) I met the captain and the first mate of the ship, BOLD. This isn't any old ship, but the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) larges scientific research vessel! We had a great time ...

Pictures of San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

Pictures of San Juan

A travel blog entry by bsrasband

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Pictures of San Juan, Puerto ...

San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

San Juan

A travel blog entry by skylab

Place ...

SAA conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

SAA conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico

A travel blog entry by linzstoker

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I took a short, five-day trip to San Juan, Puerto Rico to give a presentation at the annual meeting of The Society for American Archaeology. It was a quick trip but fun. The presentation went fine, and I attended several other interesting sessions. ...

Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

Puerto Rico

A travel blog entry by beachbaby5000

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... Puerto Rico or I should say adios since I was just outside watching us sail away from our first port! Quick fact about Puerto Rico: During the mid-1900's the United States government changed Puerto Rico to Porto Rico to make it easier for Americans to ...

Days 64-65: We're making more than 3 knots, San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

Days 64-65: We're making more than 3 knots

A travel blog entry by mbust02

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... . We had 2 days to kill with a car (air conditioning, much faster means of transportation...) and in a really cool city of San Juan. We enjoyed a scenic drive across the island taking back roads just because we were enjoying being in a car (and we didn't ...

Day at Sea, San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

Day at Sea

A travel blog entry by ricflack

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... went back to the room to get ready for bed.  Tomorrow is another day at sea. Note:  We changed course today due to Hurricane Gustav.  We are now going between the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico instead of between Cuba and ...

Land - At last!, San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

Land - At last!

A travel blog entry by jaimib

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We arrived at San Juan, Puerto Rico on time. We disembarked without problem, right into Old San Juan. We walked, with the aid of some telephone calls to Fernando (Kudos for dealing with us by the way Fernando!) and found Raices on Calle Recinto Sur 315. ...

Stateside... well, sort of, San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

Stateside... well, sort of

A travel blog entry by dyer0930

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... was back to Latin America…….. We elected to rent a car for these few days, mostly because the public transit in San Juan and Puerto Rico isn’t very good (ah yes, back in the USA!) So we picked up the car from ACE rental car, ...

Visiting The City of Old San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

Visiting The City of Old San Juan

A travel blog entry by globetrotters

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... her with questions: "Does it rain like this everyday?" "How do you like it here?" "How far is the University of Puerto Rico from Old San Juan?" "Do you come downtown often?" She answers: "Yes, like clockwork." "Love it here." "About 45 minutes." "Just ...

San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

San Juan

A travel blog entry by henni_reinhardt

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Puerto Rico, San Juan del Sur, Puerto Rico travel blog

Puerto Rico

A travel blog entry by akwonton

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When the ship sailed into the harbor of San Juan, Puerto Rico it could only be described in one word: serene. I don't know if it was the early morning hour (7am) or the splashing of the waves on the side of the M/V Explorer as she led us into San Juan ...

Look out San Juan - here we come!, San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

Look out San Juan - here we come!

A travel blog entry by lnandv

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Perfect flight from Albany to Charlotte to San Juan - except for almost missing the Charlotte connection because Sheila and I decided to have a leisurely lunch. We got to the gate with 15 minutes to spare - and everyone had boarded but us. The ...

A first: Transatlantic cruise to Spain..., San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

A first: Transatlantic cruise to Spain...

A travel blog entry by fatkidfrogs

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Weve done some traveling in the past but never on a real cruise ship so we decided itd be a great way to jump start our journey to Europe. Actually, that was an afterthought as the price was the real factor we decided to choose that route. Thirteen ...

Arriving in San Juan, Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

Arriving in San Juan, Puerto Rico

A travel blog entry by chrismyers

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San Juan was much more Americanized than I had imagined.  While I was sure there would be all of the comforts of home if you looked hard enough, I didn't expect them to dominate the landscape as they did.  We checked into the Condado Plaza Hotel ...

Isla Verde Beach, San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

Isla Verde Beach

A travel blog entry by linds_and_ryan

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... view of the crescent beach out to the east and of the airport to the south. The next morning we headed into old San Juan, the walled Spanish colonial era section of the city. Old San Juan is a triangular peninsula with a long straight northern coast ...

Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

Puerto Rico

A travel blog entry by wjphilip

... , a fort that was built in the mid 16th Century. It took 200 years to build, and is a very prominent part of Puerto Rico. It was attacked a number of times and was controlled by the Spanish and British at different times in history. There were steps ...

In Search of Mofongo, San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

In Search of Mofongo

A travel blog entry by globetrotters

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... . I learned a lot about Puertorican history and got a refresher course in the Spanish-American War and those countries' influences on Puerto Rico. The Fort is beautiful and mysterious. I am amazed that they could build such a fortress. All of that ...

Puerto Rico, San Jaun, Puerto Rico travel blog

Puerto Rico

A travel blog entry by sashs

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... from Vietnam so he showed us some of his shots from there and he plans on showing more right before we actually get to Vietnam. Puerto Rico has been awesome so far, the weather is great and there's a ton of stuff to do. Monday we met some Puerto Rican ...

Kickin' it in old san juan, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

Kickin' it in old san juan

A travel blog entry by dylanboyle

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... Juan to party it up! We saw some great music, drank lots of medalla beer, and wandered through the hip night life of Old San Juan. We saw some really cool graffiti stencils and met some cool locals. The coolest bar by far was this one in the alley ...

Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

Puerto Rico

A travel blog entry by grahamnalex

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... San Juan which is beautiful, with cobbled streets lined with pastel coloured Spanish colonial buildings mostly renovated to pristine condition. When Puerto Rico joined the USA commonwealth it became their oldest city. We had dinner in the bistro of the 5* ...

ARRIVAL AT PUERTO RICO, San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

ARRIVAL AT PUERTO RICO

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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SAN JUAN - PUERTO RICO   It's the 7th day today, and we have come to San Juan.  We are very anxious to disembark because we need to call our children.  Today is the day when my daughter is going to know whether she passed her University ...

VERY FIRST ENTRY IN PUERTO RICO!!, Rio Rande, Puerto Rico travel blog

VERY FIRST ENTRY IN PUERTO RICO!!

A travel blog entry by dylanboyle

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So it has taken me over two weeks to start an online travel journal, I apologize for my tardiness. I arrived here at the Inn Jan 15th and have been working ever since. So far I've build a septic system, installed electrical conduit and wiring, cement ...

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