El Yunque, Puerto Rico: Tropical Tree Treat 

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Rate our ReviewsEl Yunque, Puerto Rico: Tropical Tree Treat ….El Yunque National Forest holds the distinction of being the only tropical rainforest in the US National Forest portfolio (yes, there are other rainforests, but El Yunque is the only ‘tropical’ one).  Should dwelling upon rainforests conjure images of torrential downpours, that is appropriate — the constant gushers of El Yunque supply twenty percent of Puerto Rico’s fresh water.  You may […]

Vieques, Puerto Rico – A glowing review

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Rate our ReviewsThis small island off the east coast of  Puerto Rico  has never been a big attraction.   Virtually uninhabited for most of its existence, it is a small and very dry island, lacking the high peaks necessary to grab clouds and rainfall.   However, it drew US attention during WWII because of similarity to Japanese […]