Livin’ la Vida Loca January 21st 2007 Friday, January 19, 2007 - Viejo San Juan, Puerto Rico
"So, you’re going upstairs later on?" Ricardo, my Hard Rock Café waiter asked me while delivering my second refill of cold Mt. Dew to my table. Meanwhile, I was struggling with my whole chicken, fried plantains and Spanish rice.
"What’s upstairs?" I blinked. Surely he wasn’t talking about the deserted second floor of Hard Rock Caf ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Puerto Rico » San Juan Populated for centuries by aboriginal peoples, the island was claimed by the Spanish Crown in 1493 following Columbus' second voyage to the Americas. In 1898, after 400 years of colonial rule that saw the indigenous population nearly exterminated and... ... read more