Blogs from Isla Verde, Puerto Rico, Central America Caribbean

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Let me me start off by saying yes it's been wayyyy too long, was worried if my account was still active. I've been slacking on this blog, I'm never gonna get Anthony Bourdain's job at this rate. Well let me focus and talk about my trip so far, cause day 1 turned out to be a big waste of time trying to get a rental car but I will get there in a minute. So what am I doing in Puerto Rico? Remember that kid I took to NYC a few years ago well he's all grown up and graduated high school now, going to the University of the Incarnate Word, my alma mater to run track, so this is graduation/Fathers Day trip, yes just us two guys. We leaving out of Houston of course, 10:30 ... read more


Travelling always seem to be an intriguing possibility for me, since I never had too much of a chance to do so. A good friend of mine invited to go travelling with him, and I couldn’t resist the offer. Of course, I had said yes…! Day 1 Today is the first day we are at Puerto Rico Touched down a little after noon. We took the cab and came straight to our hotel. We decided to book the Water Club House, by Isla Verde. We checked in the hotel, dropped our stuff and went up to the roof top. There’s the hotel bar called The Mist, and the view from the bar was phenomenal. We were overlooking the beach and the ocean , with thousand of people sun-bathing , and playing in the ocean. The mood ... read more
From the plane
“Our Beach”
Sunset


Matt and i decided to take a last minute trip to Puerto Rico to cure some of the post-travel and cold-weather blues. A decent amount of time separated now and last time we traveled to somewhere without specific purpose. It was time for something - easy, close, whatever. Something. Preferrably not cold. With two weeks notice, we booked ourselves into the Intercontinental on Isla Verde for a few days of beach, sun, and sleep. Our friends Danielle and Rick, the couple who came to visit us in Hong Kong, came with us, which made it a fun weekend with friends. It was a happy coincidence that the weekend we were in PR was the same weekend of the San Sebastian festival, the biggest festival in Puerto Rico. Its somewhat similar to Mardi Gras in that people ... read more
Isla Verde
Isla Verde
Isla Verde Palms




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