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How to Get to To Vieques and Culebra

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Vieques and Culebra are small island municipalities off the east coast of Puerto Rico, and are part of greater Puerto Rico. Both islands have a distinct personality and a vibrant culture of their own and are well worth the visit. If you plan on going to one of the island, plan to at least stay […]

Visit the Vieques Bunkers

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The history of Vieques is tied up with the history of the U.S. Navy. During its occupation of the island, the Naval Ammunition Facility (NAF) built a network of naval magazines in Vieques – hundreds of bunkers for ammunition storage, built into the hills, camouflaged beneath earth and grass on the western side of the […]

Visit the Vieques Archaelogical Site

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On a recent weekend trip to Vieques, we had a spare hour and decided to check out the Archaelogical site of the Hombre de Puerto Ferro.  Located on Carr. 977 (on the way to Sun Bay) it is a dirt road that takes you up the hill to a clearing with large rocks that are […]

Unique Puerto Rico Shopping Stores

Looking for authentic souvenirs and local artisan crafts?  Like any other destination, finding authentic souvenirs amidst the cheap China souvenirs can be frustrating.  But, when shopping in Puerto Rico, there are hidden gems along the way.  Here are some of our favorite Puerto Rico shopping places to find the best quality authentic gifts in Puerto Rico…. […]