Tag Archives: Puerto Rico

Sam’s Ses Challenge #11: Uphill

Welcome to this week’s Sam’s Ses Challenge. Every weekend, Sam and I pick a word or phrase as the theme for the week. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to post something Ses-related that you think fits … Continue reading

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The Forts and Tunnels of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

The UNESCO World Heritage Site comprising Old San Juan in Puerto Rico includes several forts. The two most massive are the fortresses of El Morro and San Cristóbal, built by the Spanish during Colonial times. The immense ramparts of these … Continue reading

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The Streets of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

This time two years ago I was in Puerto Rico for the first time. Since then, I’m lucky enough to have been back for a return visit. There’s so much I enjoy about the island, but without doubt my favourite … Continue reading

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Yo-ho-ho, And A Bottle Of (Caribbean) Rum!

Although Rich and Sue love a nice craft beer, I personally don’t drink. But that doesn’t mean I was uninterested in learning how you turn sugarcane into one of the Caribbean’s most profitable exports. Yes, you’ve guessed it… rum! I’ve … Continue reading

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Bigger!

I’ve spent a lot of time around humans over the last few years, but it was only while scanning through some of my old blogs that it sunk in how many of you are obsessed with scale. Higher, taller, deeper, … Continue reading

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Taming the Beast!

We did a lot of fun and interesting stuff on our recent trip to the Caribbean. We hiked through rainforests to secluded waterfalls. We drove some of the wingliest (real word, honest)* roads ever – although admittedly none were as … Continue reading

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Caribbean Character

I’m back at last! Normally I try to post a blog every Thursday, but last week my friends and I were busy trotting a bit more of the Globe. This week, I at least managed to start writing my blog … Continue reading

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