Thursday, September 18, 2014

Photos: Caguas Botanical Garden

Caguas Botanical Gardens

The Caguas Botanical Garden also known as the Botanical and Cultural Garden William Miranda Marin is just a short 30 minute drive south of San Juan. Inside the gardens you will find the ruins of a Sugar Plantation, recreation of a slave house, Taino archeological artifacts, a small boating lake and well groomed grounds where [...]

Big Picture: Ocean View from El Yunque Rain Forest

Ocean View from El Yunque Rain Forest

Ocean View from Yokahu Tower in El Yunque Rain Forest

Photos: Las Cabezas de San Juan Nature Reserve Tour

Las Cabezas de San Juan Nature Reserve

Las Cabezas de San Juan Nature Reserve is owned by the Conservation Trust of Puerto Rico and they currently offer a 2 hour tour covering 3 Eco Systems; a dry forest, a mangrove swamp and rocky coastline. The tour ends at the Fajardo Lighthouse built in 1880. I recently took the Historia y naturaleza de [...]

El Yunque in Pictures

El Yunque Rainforest Puerto Rico

El Yunque Rainforest in Puerto Rico is a must place to visit; and here’s why…. … as I mention all the time, get there as early as possible (gates open 7am) to enjoy El Yunque without the crowds.

Big Picture: El Yunque Panorama

El Yunque Panorama from Yokahu Observation Tower

El Yunque Panorama from Yokahu Observation Tower

La Marquesa Forest Park in Guaynabo

La Marquesa Forest Park Guaynabo

The La Marquesa Forest Park is a great place for locals and visitors to relax and explore the roughly 600 acres of forest reserve. Located to the south of Guaynabo; a 15 – 20 minute drive south from San Juan, the La Marquesa Forest Park provides an invigorating outdoor escape with spectacular views of Guaynabo, [...]

Deep Sea Fishing in Puerto Rico

Deep Sea Fishing in Puerto Rico

If fishing is your sport then Puerto Rico has you covered. The deep waters of the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea provide good fishing all year round with the winter season between October – March providing the best fishing. Deep Sea Fishing Charters can be found at the various marinas around the island with operators [...]

Puerto Rico Tourism Roundup: June 2012

Puerto Rico Tourism Roundup

This month’s roundup has something for everyone, from diving, surfing, exploring or just enjoying the sights of Puerto Rico; the following articles have got you covered Top 10 Dive Spots in Puerto Rico ScubaDiving.com picks their top 10 dive spots in Puerto Rico, rating them into 3 categories: Don’t Even Think About Going Home Until [...]

Big Picture: Solitude @ La Mina Falls

la mina falls el yunque

Solitude @ La Mina Falls, El Yunque Rainforest

Big Game and More at Mayaguez Zoo

mayaguez zoo puerto rico

Kids love zoo’s and the Mayaguez Zoo on the west coast of Puerto Rico is a great way to spend a few hours getting ‘up close’ to some of the planets exotic animals, reptiles and birds. ‘Parque Nacional Zoologico de Puerto Rico Dr. Juan A. Rivero’ to give the zoo its official title (Mayaguez Zoo [...]