Puerto Rico

| Green Mini Vacation | There are muchos Puerto Ricos. Which one(s) do you want? Simply a beach? No problem. Mountains? Check. Lake? Ocean? River? Rain forest, karst or coastal plains? It’s a big island, 100+ miles long and more than 3,500 square miles in all. It has cities with colonial splendor and isolated villages where […]

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| El Morro to Mofongo | The Spaniard Juan Ponce de León wandered fruitlessly in pestilence-ridden Florida, searching for a fountain of youth, but in Puerto Rico he discovered the motherlode. Named the island’s first governor, Ponce de León founded what’s now known as the city of San Juan in 1521. San Juan soon became the most important […]

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