Tag Archives: Puerto Rico

Castillo San Felipe del Morro

When visiting San Juan, Puerto Rico, we almost always end up at one of the historical forts there. Partly because it’s cheap to get in and there are 2 forts within walking distance of the ship, but also because we … Continue reading

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In Search of Cats in Old San Juan

Nearly every time we travel to Puerto Rico we seem to end up at the historic forts in old San Juan. Our visit on the Carnival Magic was no exception. At least that was the intention anyway. Some of the … Continue reading

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San Juan, Paseo de la Princesa, and Diving Pelicans

San Juan Puerto Rico is a great port stop for cruise ship passengers who don’t want to spend much if any money. Of course excursions are available as are taxis and van tours at the port for those who want … Continue reading

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Staying in Puerto Rico

Previously we visited Puerto Rico briefly as a port stop on a couple prior cruises.  After booking a cruise on the Carnival Splendor which started from there we decided to come a couple days ahead in hopes of getting to … Continue reading

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The Cats of Old San Juan

When visiting the historic areas of San Juan, Puerto Rico, you can’t help but notice cats.  Strolling the blue brick roads through historic homes as colorful as a set of paints on an artist’s palette, many of the fanciful doorways … Continue reading

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Bicycling in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

While walking up the road to San Filipe Del Morro castle, one of two old forts within walking distance of the cruise ship docks in San Juan Puerto Rico, we spied two bright yellow bikes chained to a lamp post.  … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico

Walking through old San Juan, Puerto Rico. Visits to the old castle/forts of San Cristobal and San Felipe del Morro. Blue brick roads and iguanas. Continue reading

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