Orocovis the Heart of Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Central Mountain Region Orocovis is a charming town located in the heart of the Central Mountains region of Puerto Rico. It was founded on April 8, 1825, by Juan de Rivera, a Spanish immigrant who settled in the area. Orocovis is known for its stunning natural beauty, rich cultural heritage, and warm hospitality. During its early history, Orocovis was primarily an agricultural community, with coffee and sugarcane being the main crops. The town’s fertile land and favorable climate provided an ideal environment for these crops to thrive. Over…

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Loiza Puerto Rico

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Located 20 minutes east of the Puerto Rican capital of San Juan on the northeastern coast, the town of Loiza is unlike any other part of the country. Known as “The Capital of Traditions,” the town is one of the most culturally rich areas of Puerto Rico. Here, you can see how African-influenced traditions have shaped the music, food, and art of the region over the years. Loiza’s rich African heritage can be traced to the Nigerian slaves of the Yoruba tribe that were brought to the region in the…

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