Le Consulat, Ascend Collection Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... go to Walmart and get a cheap pair. This should have been easy, but the highways in Puerto Rico do NOT agree with the directions on Google Maps or Apple Maps. It will tell you to take hwy 22 for example, but not say which way, and if there are three possible rights at the same point it won't tell you which to choose. One highway will really be three, and it was hard to hear the three names - often the signs only had one listed or it would actually be called something else ...
... fact that it was a weekend and because of the cruise ship in town, so we wandered down to the waterfront where there is a large plaza with bay views and plenty of tables and benches. That evening everyone in the plaza appeared to be locals with music playing and kids running around and a great atmosphere in the air. Surrounding the plaza were various food trucks serving local fare to locals. We went to a truck called Tico Tripleta, which featured huge ...
... on day excursions.
Old Town itself is quite picturesque- within the stone walls, the colonial buildings are painted vibrant pastel colors. However, every shop was a Wendy's, a Subway, a jeweler's, a For Lease sign, another Wendy's...so we asked a local shopkeeper where we could get cheap, good Puerto Rican food. She sent us to a dive called "Good Dinners" (we think that was the name, there was a sign on the window saying that). We were the only ones in the ...
... as possible. Voila!
While driving around greater San Juan, Randy told us about the ways of Puerto Rico. He came up with some general rules of Puerto Rican life-style:
1. All Puerto Ricans are hot.
2. It is better to ask for forgiveness than for permission.
3. Kill it, then deep-fry it. They love their meat. And they love everything else fried (as you might have gathered from the food we had) .
4. Crime is everywhere, but you won't see it. It ...
... shops we thankfully discovered that my phone had changed to Peurto Rico time, which was an hour ahead of ship time. So we had an hour more than we thought until we needed to be back on the ship. So we walked down Fortaleza street, which looked even more Spanish. Mom and I really felt like we were in Spain. We eventually found a tapas bar called Triana and decided to stop in and have some tapas (appetizers). We were both very tired of walking, so it felt great to ...