Tag Archives: Puerto Rico

Old San Juan, A Photo Kaleidoscope

A week of sadness has left me strangely bereft of words. In the meantime, I leave you with images of my recent trip to Puerto Rico. This slide show batch focuses on Old San Juan, the section of the city … Continue reading

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Piragua and maví – Handling the heat, Puerto Rican style

Extreme swings in temperature and climate don’t agree with me. Most people find any changes unpleasant – the chapped lips and dry skin of winter in the snowy north, the frizzy hair of the humid south – but fibromyalgia magnifies … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico 101

I landed in Puerto Rico with no expectations. No detailed plans beyond where I would lay down my head each night. This was a trip planned on a whim. As soon as I realized I could fly to San Juan … Continue reading

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My Perfect Caribbean Beach Found!

Just like with dog breeds or ice cream flavors, there are different types of beach people. I am the wild and untamed beach type. Give me a turbulent, pounding ocean too cold for surfing without a wet suit. Massive cliffs … Continue reading

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Impromptu Autumn Travel Plans

I expected the rest of 2012 to be quiet, my hiking boots and backpack collecting cobwebs in the closet, my soul nourished through photos, Facebook exchanges with far-flung new friends, and my monthly dose of National Geographic as I saved … Continue reading

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