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      Puerto Rico is located in the

Caribbean Sea next to

Dominican Republic to West .

It was discovered by

Christopher Columbus on his

second voyage in 1493 . It is

full of rich Spanish history

since it was owned by Spain

until the United States took

over the island in 1898. The

capital of Puerto Rico is

San Juan and is the top spot

for tourist to visit. These are

some spots to see in

Puerto Rico :

 

      1. El Morro

This is a fort built by the Spanish

to protect the city from attacks

by sea. When at el Morro you can

see San Juan the entrance to the

city, feel the breeze of the trade

winds ( which is good to fly a kite )

and La Perla.

 

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Puerta De San Juan or San Juan

gate was built around the 1700’s

and was one of the main entry

points to the city and was built

to keep its enemies out of the

city. Now when  you walk through

San Juan gate, you see  the Spanish

influence of the city and its

architectural beauty which makes

it one of the best in the Caribbean.

    3.  Playa Flamenco

Playa Flamenco is a public

beach located on the island

of Culebra a couple of miles

east of the mainland of

Puerto Rico . It is also know

as one of the top beaches in

the world due to its turquoise

waters and  white sand. To get

to Culebra from the mainland

you can either take a ferry from

Fajardo or do an excursion that

tours  the island and the beach .

4. Bioluminescent bay

You may ask what is a

Bioluminescent bay

? Well it is an area in

the water where

microscopic organisms

live and glow when

disturbed . It also makes

anything else that comes

in contact with glow. There

are three places in

Puerto Rico where you can see

them and they are:

 .Mosquito Bay on Vieques Island

 . Laguna Grande, Fajardo

. La Parguera in Lajas

 

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