Hotel Treasure Island
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... were great though. They were totally chill and didn't care that we were taking longer - it was the "gringo" owner that was worried!
We made it to Vieques and the shuttles brought us to the hostel. The hostel was the next new experience for many of our students. Personally, I love the atmosphere of hostels. This one is awesome because it's right on the beach, and this is the "happening" street. The hostel had one big building with three dorm rooms and four private rooms. Then it ...
... I am watch C. We then started learning what each station does, the science station, the lab, the galley, the engine room and the charts and computer room. Dinner was very good, spaghetti with bolognese, salad with tomatoes and avocado and ship-made bread. Gotta catch a good nights rest because tomorrow we are going on a field trip in Old San Juan to learn some colonial ...
... for San Juan, Puerto Rico at midnight, and arrived at the freakish time of 3:30am- too late to go to bed, to early to do anything. Luckily, our beachside bed and breakfast said they'd allow us to check in early. Unfortunately "checking in" apparently meant "we'll let you crash on the lobby couch for a few hours" and "early" meant 8am. But hey! Them's the cost of free tickets. We will not be deterred!!!
So we did indeed crash for a few hours on a lobby couch, and ...
... each. Peter uses the wi-fi to skye call his father whose birthday it is today. We head back to ship and enjoy an afternoon snack in the Windjammer as we had no lunch today.
It's just Peter and I for dinner tonight. We have an really enjoyable meal. I have Thai salad for starter which is spicy but nice. I then have Sole for main followed by a white choc Gateaux. Peter has a Trout starter which he really likes followed by pork ...
... then around to the old city walls overlooking the harbor, and finally back along the coast to the pier.
For better or worse, this area of Old San Juan is not overly-touristy. Yes, there are a multitude of tourist-oriented shops, but they are nestled into old buildings, along brick streets laid well before my Grandfather was born (and possibly even before his grandfather was born).
And those streets ...