When visiting Ponce or Puerto Rico for that matter, you should check out southcoastpr.com. This magazine, captures the pulse of what is happening in southern Puerto Rico today. The writing is direct, informative & educational. There is tons of pictures and an agenda that can inform you of shows, concerts and what's happing in the area.
Spanish is widely spoken. Most people know some basic english. If spanish is not your strong suit it would be best to have a person fluent in spanish. Resort & other vacation places have english speaking people available.
At night I wore denim jeans and a jersey top and felt a bit under dressed. Puerto Rican women tend to 'do it up' at night and look very nice. If you want to blend in, wear a casual dress or nice slacks and do your hair.
Population of 187,749 with an area of 302 Km2. Neighboring towns of Adjuntas, Utuado and Jayuya to the North, Caribbean Sea to the South, Juana Diaz to the East and Penuelas to the West. People from Ponce are called 'Poncenos'. Patron Saint - Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, Patron Saint festivel held for one week in December.
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