The African Roots of Puerto Rico

The African Roots of Puerto Rico are often overlooked, but their contributions into the Puerto Rican culture were significant. If you are interested in this topic and are visiting Puerto Rico, then we recommend a visit to the Museo de Nuestra Raiz Africana (African Heritage Museum) located on Calle San Sebastian in Old San Juan. […] Categories: Caribbean History, Culture, Puerto Rico
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8 Must See Cultural Attractions of the Caribbean

The Caribbean islands are known for their clear water, sunshine and laid back lifestyle amidst a lush tropical setting. However, every island’s culture is different and these cultural influences from the west, the early African slave trade and indigenous tribes blend together to give each island its unique identity and where harmony is displayed in […] Categories: Caribbean History, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico Hot Spots, Travel
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Captain Blackbeard: Edward Thatch, The Notorious Caribbean Pirate

When people think about the history of the sea, the first thing that springs to mind is pirates. The golden age of piracy was in the Caribbean during the 16th century. It wasn’t until the 1830s that it died out, but by then some of the most famous pirates had cemented their names into history. […] Categories: Caribbean History
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The History of Puerto Rico: Lighthouses

August 7th is National Lighthouse Day!  And we are celebrating by highlighting the lighthouse of Puerto Rico.   If you are a lighthouse fanatic, or even looking to add a little history into your next vacation in Puerto Rico, consider touring some of the wonderful lighthouses to be found in Puerto Rico. The lighthouses of Puerto […] Categories: Caribbean History, Culture, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico Hot Spots, Travel
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