Parador Joyuda Beach
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... to the national forest? We were no longer passing signs and traffic seemed to have thinned out, but still the instructions lead us onward.
Finally, in the middle of nowhere, the GPS chimed that we had reached our destination. Nope, not really. After a little more upward driving Carlo pulled over at a little market and went inside to get directions. We had taken a wrong turn, but he seemed pretty sure of how to get us to where we were going. Even though we were ...
... my skills set. But I guess that just like a fine wine, it gets better with time. But seeing the ocean in a distance is so inspiring. It's just like the fresh breeze coming from this giant mass of water brings some fresh ideas and an other perspective on things. Unfortunately, I like to write in English, but the idea of not being fluent in my own language makes me sick. I like French, I am really proud that it's my first language, but ...
The last day is always bittersweet. After yesterday I was ready to leave, but by the end of today I wished I had more time.
I called ahead upon waking and booked myself a scuba lesson in Rincon. Only to call back 30 minutes later and change it to a snorkeling tour after finding about decompression sickness (dodged a bullet there). After yesterday's beach day fiasco, I decided to go back for round 2 of fun ...
... in the Southeast and
heading for warmer climes! After arriving in San Juan, we
retrieved our luggage and walked to the terminal from which our
CapeAir flight would leave. Vieques is only about 40 miles from San
Juan so the flight takes just 30 minutes. Our plane seated nine
passengers and the pilot, so our group just about filled it up!
On these small planes, everything is weighed—suitcases, carry-ons,
... well regarded beaches at the end of the military base road on the eastern side of the island), and along the south coast back to Esperanza. There we took a different route back towards the hotel, passing the more expensive "beach houses" on the island, that mainly looked like the owners weren't in residence.
We stopped for dinner at La Gran Parada, a small hole in the wall place that we wouldn't have looked at twice, except for ...