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Who Else Wants Views Of Ocean Park, Puerto Rico?

By |January 22nd, 2014|

I once had a dream when I lived in Miami (where I’m from – Go Heat!) that I would be writing and living in a place that had an “ocean view.”  That was 7 years ago.  It turns out that view came after four years exploring the island of Puerto Rico and obviously with a story worth sharing – at least from my point of view. I was and am still grateful to write a major portion of my upcoming interactive book “Puerto Rico Adventures Revealed” with the views I had from Ocean Park Puerto Rico.   I guess I understand now why it’s all about the view and breeze sometimes…
“If we could see these many waves
That flow through clouds and sunken caves
She’d sense at least the words that sought her
On the wind and underwater”

“Waves” – Anastasio

Ocean Park is situated just down the shore of Condado and before you get to Isla Verde.  It’s probably […]

Santurce, Puerto Rico Is The Artistic Heartbeat Of Island

By |January 13th, 2014|

One of the most overlooked areas by tourists visiting Puerto Rico is the area known as Santurce.   Santurce Puerto Rico is one of the most densely populated places on the island, and while it is not considered one of the “nicest” neighborhoods, it is today blossoming as the artistic and cultural hub in the San Juan / Metropolitan area.

 

Santurce is located just south of Condado “after the bridge/expressway” and runs east to west all the way towards Miramar.  It is known today as a local hangout for many artists – as evidenced by new galleries springing up and the artistic graffiti that adorns the buildings pretty much everywhere you look.  Santurce is also home to a place called “La Respuesta” or “The Answer” which is a pretty distinct bar and live music venue where the most talented local musicians come to play in all diverse forms to all types of crowds.

The history of Santurce […]