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Memories at Rincon’s Lighthouse

I miss Puerto Rico, but I miss wandering around it with my siblings more. One of my favorite places was the El Faro de Rincón. It had so many facets around it to explore. You could tread over sand to the south or clamber over rocks to the north. You could see the flag planted… Continue reading Memories at Rincon’s Lighthouse

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Mi Familia se levanta (My family rises again)

Beep… Beep… Beep.. I am always anxious when I talk to my parents. There’s the looming fact that the connection could go down at any moment. Even worst, what if they have a need I can’t meet? I always wonder if we will fit in everything important. Should I tell them everything that has been… Continue reading Mi Familia se levanta (My family rises again)

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4 things you don’t want to miss when you go to Pico Rodadero

Over the summer before I left the beautiful island of Puerto Rico for the not as beautiful desert of California, my friend took me to this stunning mountain lookout in the hills of Yauco 2868 ft above sea level. This is not a famous tourist attraction. Even some Puerto Ricans have never heard of it.… Continue reading 4 things you don’t want to miss when you go to Pico Rodadero

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Still no word from my parents…

This week has been extremely difficult. "Let me call you back later," my dad said last Tuesday evening and I haven't heard from him since. He was preparing for Hurricane Maria to hit Puerto Rico where he currently resides, while I worried from California. I am the type of person who walks glumly around a… Continue reading Still no word from my parents…

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Five Free Hangouts in San Juan

San Juan, Puerto Rico is probably one of the most expensive places on the island. Tourism is a booming business and vendors expect visitors to be rolling in cash. Free public restrooms are rare, and the food downtown is a least $14 a plate. Places like El Morro (castle-like wall that surrounds San Juan Viejo)… Continue reading Five Free Hangouts in San Juan

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West Coast Beaches in Puerto Rico

Probably the most famous beaches in the West are Crash Boat in Aguadilla and Playa Sucia in Cabo Rojo (which I believe is a myth I don't think there is such a beach). However, those are not the only beaches in the West. Here are three of my favorite swimming beach out in the West.… Continue reading West Coast Beaches in Puerto Rico

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A trip to Culebra, Puerto Rico

  Last Thanksgiving, a bunch of friends and I went on a trip to Culebra. It was a bit stressful being a poor student and trying to juggle costs, but was well worth it. The beach in Culebra is amazing. Definitely the highlight of my stay in Puerto Rico. Dining Food is really expensive in San… Continue reading A trip to Culebra, Puerto Rico