Puerto Rico Jon mapel

Island is mostly large mountains with large coastal areas. 17 lakes all man made, 50 rivers, volcanos.

The islands average temperature is 82.4 degrees, minimum temperature of 66.9 degrees.

Rice, vegetables and traditional crops such as plantains and pineapple produced on the island.

Popular foods: Arroz con gandules. Combination of rice, pigeon peas and pork,

Lechon, pork dish.

Pollo fricassee. Chicken, red pepper, green pepper, onion, garlic, cilantro, olive oil, wine, cumin, and Oregano.

Appetizers. Alcapurrias. Taro root, green plantains, salon seasoning, shrimp.

Main entree, pasteles. Green banana cut, potatoes, plantain, milk, oil, salt, pork, ham.

Desserts. Coconut dessert. Water, evaporated milk, coconut milk, sugar, salt, lime peel, vanilla extract.

Rules of dining restaurants: hug and quick kiss on the cheek, tip waiter, most you don't need to dress fancy, no beach attire, friendly people, general 15-20% tip is already included so some restaurants you don't tip.

Holiday/ celebration: January 6 three kings day.

Popular tourist destination: old San Juan- town, Wyndham grand rio mar beach-resort, Castillo san Felipe del Morro- landmark.





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