Travel Blogs from Puerto Rico

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Rincon, Puerto Rico, Rincon, Puerto Rico travel blog

Rincon, Puerto Rico

A travel blog entry by chrismyers

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... room, the "honeymoon suite" overlooking the ocean.  I started to wonder how we were getting such special treatment in Puerto Rico.  We settled for dinner and drinks at our hotel restaurant and bar, Tamboo Tavern, mostly because we didn't want ...

An introduction to Dylan, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico travel blog

An introduction to Dylan

A travel blog entry by rainforestinn

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Howdy! My name is Dylan, and I arrived here at the Rainforest Inn only 2 weeks ago, and already I feel as though it is my new home. Work has included cement blocking a new septic system, gardening, electrical wiring, and general maintenance of the ...

La Isla Del Encanto, San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

La Isla Del Encanto

A travel blog entry by acollins

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... in everything and I was soaking it all in- the sights, aroma and sounds of reggaetón. After Columbus had discovered Puerto Rico in 1493, Spain began commissioning several key fortifications to safeguard it's possessions and protect the growing empire. ...

Day 3, San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

Day 3

A travel blog entry by ntsmith01

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... back and decided to see the forts at old San Juan.  It's no wonder that no one--besides the U.S.-- has ever managed to convince Puerto Rico to surrender.  If I had these, I wouldn't either.  The walls in some places are 18 foot thick. ...

Borricua, morena, domincana, colombiana..., San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

Borricua, morena, domincana, colombiana...

A travel blog entry by cory.hahn

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... : beach and formal wear found their way into my predicted itinerary as I set off to the Caribbean island known as Puerto Rico.   As usual, the journey was bookended by a breathtaking trip through the mountains from Cuenca to Guayaquil, where my ...

Hot July in San Juan, PR, San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

Hot July in San Juan, PR

A travel blog entry by laura421

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... of the San Cristobal fort short as the afternoon downpours temporarily quenched our questing spirits.  And we were hungry.  Puerto Rico's national dish is mofongo, and we definitely needed to try it, so, after wandering in and out of various ...

Time has no meaning in the Camuy Caves, Camuy, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico travel blog

Time has no meaning in the Camuy Caves

A travel blog entry by lnandv

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Our third full day in Puerto Rico presented us with challenges (more fully described below), but a rare glimpse into a place on Earth where time stands still. We decided upon a day excursion which would include visits to the Rio Camuy Cave Park and ...

Retour aux USA / Back to the USA, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico travel blog

Retour aux USA / Back to the USA

A travel blog entry by siegfried_h.

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... paix. Peut-être est-ce la valse des étoiles, mélangée à la tranquillité apparente du monde. L'approche et l'atterrissage à Puerto Rico me semblent une autre merveille. Toutes ces lumières... Dès que nous libérons la piste une énorme averse ...

Days 59-63: Mutiny on Strolla!, Salinas, Puerto Rico travel blog

Days 59-63: Mutiny on Strolla!

A travel blog entry by mbust02

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... in a few days so we decided to rent a car and pick him up. This gave us some much needed time away from the boat and saved Pete a lot of money on cab fares. (He learned the hard way that Puerto Rico's public transportation is essentially ...

Observing nature, Biche Forest, Trinidad and Tobago travel blog

Observing nature

A travel blog entry by trinitrish

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So....Iv'e lived in Trinidad & Tobago for say the past 27 years. And I absolutely love it here. Its been rather interesting reading the comments and experiences of travellers to these islands as...it really isn't very popular. Tobago perhaps...but ...

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

big boat and the EPA

A travel blog entry by rainforestinn

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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 ...

Days 66-69: The Captain Returns, Puerto del Mar, Puerto Rico travel blog

Days 66-69: The Captain Returns

A travel blog entry by mbust02

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... set the sails, how to tack, how to steer, and eventually it came back to him. We made 2 more jumps along the south of Puerto Rico, the first to some Spanish sounding bay, the name I don't remember and the second rounding Punta Tuna where we turned north. ...

Day 1 at Sea, San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

Day 1 at Sea

A travel blog entry by johnandrich

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Hello Everyone, Well, we made it safe and sound to Puerto Rico on Friday. We had a nice time in San Juan and went to an interesting "local" restaurant where we tried Mofongo which is mashed plantains filled with meat and vegetables. It was very good. ...

A Stepping Stone..., San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

A Stepping Stone...

A travel blog entry by fatkidfrogs

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... , that only applies for connecting International flights, we flew from San Diego, to New York, to Ft Lauderdale, to a lil´ island called Puerto Rico in what felt like a days for zero miles...guess we´ll have to sign up for TrueBlue -taking the bus into ...

Some stuff that's been happening here in PR, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico travel blog

Some stuff that's been happening here in PR

A travel blog entry by rainforestinn

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So we've been a little slow getting this page up and running but i'll do a recap of some of the things that have been going on here! Me and shane took a trip to Vieques island for the weekend and rode around and camped. We met some crazy people over ...

Show, San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

Show

A travel blog entry by bdgj

Show : San Juan, Arecibo, ...

Greetings from... Puerto Rico?!, San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

Greetings from... Puerto Rico?!

A travel blog entry by erikabowman

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As a last minute surprise, Jim got tickets for the both of us to head to Puerto Rico- for the day. Crazy boy... It was wonderful to get out of the cold and into the sun- even if for less than 24 ...

great parque de bomberos, Ponce, Puerto Rico travel blog

great parque de bomberos

A travel blog entry by travelbee

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HE SAID: Not a lot happened here.  The old city was a decent stop.  We had some very tasty food & iced coffees at Cafe Cafe in old town.  I freed a duck from a net at the hotel pond.  It seemed so happy when it kept playing in the ...

Hiking in the El Yunque National Rainforest, El Yunque National Rainforest, Puerto Rico travel blog

Hiking in the El Yunque National Rainforest

A travel blog entry by dylanboyle

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My oh my what a beautiful place! The other day I took the day off for one of most beautiful hikes I have ever taken! Gale gave the interpretive tour telling us the plant names she knew as well as some other useful information. Indigo and Shane also ...

Bike ride in Old San Juan, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

Bike ride in Old San Juan

A travel blog entry by dylanboyle

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So the other day Shane (the other volunteer here at the Rainforestinn.com) invited me to join him on a bike trip to old san juan with this biking group he bikes with once and a while. They are called BOMB (believers on mountain bikes) and are this ...

Last stop before paradise, San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

Last stop before paradise

A travel blog entry by dstean

Got up at 4am this morning to start the journey to St Lucia.  For the first time i had to negotiate public transport with all my bags all by myself.  As I heaved my faithful Northface super-bag down a set of stairs at Jackson ...

Surf City Puerto Rico, Rincon, Puerto Rico travel blog

Surf City Puerto Rico

A travel blog entry by travelbee

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SHE SAID:  We left Ponce and headed to Rincon through Boqueron. Frommers lists Boqueron as one of the most scenic beaches in PR and that it has great seafood. We arrive and its a ghost town, few people out and 99% of the restaurants and stores are ...

Lovely Luquillo, Luquillo, Puerto Rico travel blog

Lovely Luquillo

A travel blog entry by jacontheroad

Will do proper version when I get home, just letting you know where I am, but having to pay for internet now! ************************************************************ ********** By the time I got by bags it was dark, and it was now the time to ...

Viejo San Juan, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

Viejo San Juan

A travel blog entry by chrismyers

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... together made attacks on San Juan a dificult task.  Well it is off to the airport for our long flight home.  Puerto Rico is an intresting place.  It is perfect for the travelers that are not sure about visiting another country because it ...

The Most Beautiful Views from the Rain Forest, Luquillo, Puerto Rico travel blog

The Most Beautiful Views from the Rain Forest

A travel blog entry by lnandv

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Up early and off to feed the cats that Bob has adopted at the local Burger King. They are adorable feral cats. Then off to El Yunque Rainforest. This year the weather was clear - no rain at all. We stopped at the Little Falls. On the way back down the ...

Tanning on the beach near  our hotel, San Juan,, Puerto Rico travel blog

Tanning on the beach near our hotel

A travel blog entry by globetrotters

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Breakfast at Tangerine again and a leisurely walk on the beach afterwards. What a fabulous day. William was right. We experience yet another beautiful landscape painted by God. It's so beautiful today that we decide to soak up some sun on the beach. ...

die starbucks, San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

die starbucks

A travel blog entry by lc65259

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... with my family and friends. I feel so cut off from everything I think I am just more homesick than anything. However.... Puerto Rico has been great! Yesterday we went to the bioluminescent bay. We took an hour bus ride and then got in kayaks and ...

The day I have been dreading..., San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

The day I have been dreading...

A travel blog entry by bridgetpavitt

TUESDAY 24th Feb Arrived at midnight in Puerto Rico airport.  Not worth booking a hotel I thought given the timings of my flight, so decided to try and make myself comfortable in the airport lounge.  I was the only one there! An entire ...

Kayaking, at night, through mangroves, Cabezas, Puerto Rico travel blog

Kayaking, at night, through mangroves

A travel blog entry by linds_and_ryan

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... upon an amazing area to do the biolumiscence tour. Just west of the little fishing village of Cabezas in northeastern Puerto Rico, there is a mangrove that protects a saltwater laguna and provides an ideal environment for the little glowing plankton. In ...

Poetry Slam in Old San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico travel blog

Poetry Slam in Old San Juan

A travel blog entry by linds_and_ryan

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Our good friends Jason and Andrea arrived on Thursday, just in time for more of that amazing Puerto Rican sunshine. Jason and I have known each other since junior high and have always had that kind of effortless natural friendship. Andrea is out of Jay's ...

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