Puerto Rico

There's a mountain range that cuts the island in half
Temperatures are moderate year round, averaging near 80°F in lower elevations and 70°F in the mountains, easterly trade winds pass across the island year round Puerto Rico has a rainy season which stretches from April into November
Agriculture used to be huge, but stopped 30-40 years ago; within the past year people started buying food grown on the island
Popular foods include pollo con arroz, soups, and asopao
They have a lot of interesting restaurants that have really good reviews
It's custom to celebrate American holidays such as Thanksgiving and Christmas, but food is prepared according to the tastes and traditions of locals
Lots of tourist visit the capital, San Juan, which features colorful Spanish colonial buildings and 16th-century landmarks including El Morro and La Fortaleza, massive fortresses with sweeping ocean views, as well as the Paseo de la Princesa bayside promenade


Created with images by Oscalito - "the flag" • mephisto1970 - "stairs stone age" • Lynnort - "lighthouse landmark fajardo" • tedmurphy - "Puerto Rico" • grapesky - "street detail puerto rico old san juan" • dameetch - "San Juan, Puerto Rico" • Juan Cristobal Zulueta - "Graffiti"

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