Comfort Inn & Suites
Travel Blogs from San Juan
... wearing helmets), hike, hike, hike. And then we arrive. It's only about a 28 foot rappel but 28 or 128 it's still scary. They give us our instructions and then the first guide goes down to the bottom of the cliff. I am the 4th one to rappel and the instructor tells me my form is quite good. That is until I slam into the cliff. Oof. It doesn't seem to bad and since you can't really quit in the middle of a rappel, I continue downward. ...
So glad we had time to take the sights in at the historic district. It is absolutely amazing! The fort dates back to the 16th century and the colorful houses that line the streets are colonial caribbean at it's best! There are lots of street vendors selling just about everything you can imagine. The replica colonial ship, I forget it's name, ...
... centered dishes: cream of plantain soup accompanied by green plantain fries, and plantain-and-crab stew with rice and beans. Thoroughly satiated, we walked in and out of souvenir shops for a bit before embarking on an impromptu pub crawl, as is tradition. We found a recommendation, El Batey, from our roommate who had visited several months prior and stopped in for a locally brewed Medalla. The bar seating at the renovated prison was full, so we secured a table along the ...
... the rest of our time exploring the massive 6 level fort built with 15 feet thick walls dating back to 1539. They sure knew how to build things to last in the 16th Century! This was the era of the buildings we had just seen in Dominican Republic as well. It is wonderful to become absorbed in the history and to imagine living in that time. The interpretive panels were excellent at both forts and we even tagged along at the back of a guided tour for a ...
... t it weird how it makes you as a couple feel so much happier and your mood skyrockets like crazy? The art of human beings.
In the evening we tried out a Spanish Tapas bar, which sucked! I can really not say anything else. We ordered a little starter which was supposed to have a few meats and cheese on it, Manchego nonetheless. When the platter came, it looked like Swiss cheese and the flavor was non-existing. Turned ...
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