Strolling down the streets of old San Juan, Puerto Rico, you are transported back to the time of the conquistadors and the architecture of Andalusia in southern Spain. San Juan was Spain’s major center of commerce and military power in the Caribbean for almost four centuries. It was the last safe port for the galleons […]
When you’ve got a city that’s over 400 years old, it’s a shame not to revisit the rich history and grandeur of its colorful past. San Juan, the capital of Puerto Rico, offers a generous taste of the Old World, from its cobbled streets to its impressive architecture. The overwhelming Spanish influence seen in San […]
This massive fortification “Castillo de San Felipe Del Morro” means “Castle of St. Philip of the Headland.” Named for the patron Saint of Spain’s King Philip 11. It is the oldest of two great forts that anchored the sea and landward defenses of San Juan. The second fort San Cristobal which lies just southeast of […]
We spent a day in Old San Juan, taking photos at every corner. I always remembered the vibrant colors, the deep, rich colors and the balconies everywhere. Related Photo Galleries
On a recent vacation to Puerto Rico, we were able to capture some of the deep colors, warmth and charm of Old San Juan at night.
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