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So I leave for 12 days and Nicaragua’s iconic Momotombo Volcano erupts, complete with a glowing lava flow, for the first time in 110 years! I can’t believe I missed it. By the day I was flying home the eruption … Continue reading
My last day of vacation brought me back to Old San Juan. Aaron had to fly so I went with two other pilots. The plan was to visit both of the old Spanish forts and take in as much of … Continue reading
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Not much happened on day four after I got back from Nevis, but day five was a pleasant day trip. The pilots (my brother’s co-workers) got tipped off by Anthony Bourdain (No Reservations) and Andrew Zimmerman (Bizarre Foods) about a “pork … Continue reading
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Today was the best day that we have had so far. I suppose that Puerto Rico, more than anything, is a beach destination. I’ve got great beaches at my fingertips in Nicaragua, so I’m not that eager to catch some … Continue reading
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Today we went to El Yunque, a national forest and one of Puerto Rico’s most famous and visited site. It is a “cloud forest.” I put cloud forest in quotes because I find the title quite dubious. Sometimes I think … Continue reading
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I got to Puerto Rico today. We took it easy to day and took a trip to the old Spanish fort in San Juan, El Morro. Our entrance fee is good for a full week, and I will be sure … Continue reading
Hello. It’s me. I was wondering if after all this time you were wondering where I was. Surprise! Hello from the other side. I came home for Thanksgiving. Some things with my family conspired last week to make a trip … Continue reading
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