San Juan Local Customs

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  • 1. language

    Puerto Rico is a commenwealth of the United States but the main language spoken is Spanish. The majority of the Puerto Ricans also speak English and are very friendly. The only time you will...

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  • 2. San Sebastian Street Festival

    2nd visit to the festival January 2011The San Sebastian Street Festival takes place on the 3rd weekend in January, in 2010 we wandered into Old San Juan having...

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  • 3. Roaming Roosters & Chickens

    What is going on with the roaming roosters and chickens and why would I want to pay to have my picture with them? This is an odd thing and I don't understand...

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  • 4. Local firms

    I was amused by these advertisements. Actually I find that Condom World is a chain of stores dedicated to the sales of condoms, oils, pornographic movies,...

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  • 5. Fast and Furious, Caribbean style?!

    I've already mentioned this on my introduction page and I think Puerto Ricans will be the first to admit that there are many bad drivers on their otherwise...

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  • 6. A cat lover's paradise!

    I'm a big-time cat person and I always miss my cat Fitzwilliam very much when I travel - that's why I tend to get very excited whenever I see a cat as I'm...

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  • 7. Feast of San Juan

    The annual Feast of San Juan Bautista, the city's patron saint, every June 23rd is a colorful and lively festivity. It is a national holiday with the city being...

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  • 8. Barrachina - Home of the “Piña colada”?

    We drove by the Barrachina Restaurant, which had a plaque on it stating that in 1963 - Don R. Ramon created the “Piña colada,”. We didn't have time to go in and...

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  • 9. Cement Power Poles

    Because of hurricanes, the light poles aren't wood - they are made of concrete. I hope this makes them less likely to go down in a high wind because the...

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  • 10. FLAGS

    The Puerto Rican flag much like many other flag holds a lot of symbolic significance. It took a while of researching but here is what I found. Although the...

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  • 11. Re-enactments

    With all the history surrounding you, especially the military forts, it's not surprising to see some history buffs re-enacting 17th and 18th century events. We...

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  • 12. Friendly People

    Puerto Rico has very many friendly people. They have a very relaxed culture. Just be yourself and hopefully your a friendly person as well : )I took a pic of...

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  • 13. One cultural note: don't...

    One cultural note: don't overlook San Juan's new Museum of Puerto Rican Art in Santurce. It's a bit off the beaten path, but even cruise ship passengers should...

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  • 14. Local Beer - Medalla

    The local beer brewed in Puerto Rico is Medalla beer. It's quite good and the majority of the people who drink beer usually drink this one.

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  • 15. Carnival Costumes

    The Museum of Las Americas features an exhibit of the local carnival and festival costumes of people throughout the Carribean.

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  • 16. Local Beauty

    This young girl was having some professional photos taken outside of El Morro.... 'click!' and I captured her on film as well......

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