Quality Inn El Portal
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... being out in the sun for 7 hours straight we decided to shower and change for dinner. Hopped in a cab over to Coronado. Where there were supposedly nightlife and casinos. Had dinner at some puerto rican restaurant- again slow service. It took us 30 minutes to get our drinks or Medallion beer and strawberry mojito (and still ended up getting a regular mojito instead). The arroz con pollo was delicious. More so the rice than the chicken.
... the rain forest and seeing the species it has. At Luquillo's beach, we had fun swimming and just getting in the water. It was rocky, but it didn't matter because it was warm and beautiful. The last trip we had was to the Bio Bay, where the microorganisms glowed because of their defense mechanisms. It was amazing to see such light. It was like your hand was a human light saber while in the water. The excursion was amazing, that's all I can say.
... Old San Juan").
El Moro is impressive. The fortress was built over some three or four centuries, each level adding some defense to the existing structure. A sister island to the west gave rise to a small buttress from where the Spanish could create a cross-fire of cannons with El Morro at the entrance to San Juan harbor. A tour of El Morro included looks out over the blue Atlantic.
Feeling a bit hungry we made ...
... on the way out, but leads to rivers, waterfalls, and swimming pool galore. Allow 3-4 hours total.
12:00 p.m.- Ate lunch at a restaurant in the El Yunque Rain Forest. We had chicken burritos, sausage ball, and a mango and banana milk shake. It was delicious.
1:00 p.m.- Relaxed at the hotel
4:30 p.m.- Departed hotel for the Bio Bay Tour in Fajardo
5:00 p.m.- Arrived in Fajardo and had ice cream at Popeye’s
... turns, the almost lack of road, panoramic it was, views second to none, the real Puerto Rico away from the tourist beaches, however, difficult for Alan to look at anything but the road. So we left the road, headed for San Juan and one night before the next flight to Antigua.
So how would I describe Puerto Rico, it’s hard to put into a box, the beaches are lovely, the people you meet are friendly, ...