Travel Blogs from Maunabo
... br> tree’, aptly named for its wide canopy of fire colored petals. I tell Steve
often how he must plant one for me when we finally grow up and settle down in a
The trip here was one I would love to soon forget! 60 hours
under way in 5-7 foot seas makes for quite a miserable crew. Not sure I
consumed more than 800 calories the entire time and of those some went
overboard to the fishes. I’ll take my ...
... So far, I manage to catch a coqui frog, which was easier then I
thought, but still was very exciting. I also found my secret place in
the jungle, which is a spring up the waterfall at the end of the hike
behind the Inn, pictures of it will come soon I wasn't able to take
pictures of it because I left my cellphone in my room the day I
discover it. So far, I discover 7 species of reptiles on the island,
which is the half of my challenge ...
... but it didn’t matter as the purpose of this visit was to swim in the water in the dark. It was a new moon that was hidden by the clouds so we were able to see the millions of luminescent microscopic plankton that light up when the water is disturbed. It was an amazing experience – just like swimming in sparkling fairy dust……if you know what I mean!! We are hoping for a full moon for our night sailing to the Bahamas to light us on our ...
... are quite a few hills to walk depending on where we are going. The people in Puerto Rico have been generally very friendly and helpful, and most speak a small amount of English. It was quite interesting to walk around the area, and notice that many people are a mixture of different races, such as African American or Asian and Puerto Rican, and Spanish is their native language. The area that we are staying in is ...
Today was nice as we didn't actually have to get up and be somewhere. Not that we had to be somewhere all week, but we've had things planned during the day. But today we could just be a little lazy, and it was needed.
We "slept in" until 7:45 and decided to order room service for breakfast. I had to finish some grading and was pleased to get it all done. After breakfast, we decided to take a drive to a bunch of ...