Comments on: The Super Duper San Juan – Puerto Rico http://www.journeyidea.org/puerto-rico-san-juan-tours Travel across the world with Journey Idea Wed, 15 Jun 2011 00:11:25 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.4.2 By: Woody http://www.journeyidea.org/puerto-rico-san-juan-tours/comment-page-1#comment-26513 Woody Fri, 17 Sep 2010 09:36:51 +0000 http://www.journeyidea.org/?p=3713#comment-26513 I love San Jaun. Especially the Old San Juan, which occupies the western end of a rocky islet at the mouth of San Juan Bay. I found out from my grandpa that during the 20th century, the main population centers surged well beyond the walls of the old city and onto Puerto Rico's main island, and merged with the existing settlements east and south of Old San Juan. As a result, the city is now composed of a variety of neighborhoods. I love San Jaun. Especially the Old San Juan, which occupies the western end of a rocky islet at the mouth of San Juan Bay. I found out from my grandpa that during the 20th century, the main population centers surged well beyond the walls of the old city and onto Puerto Rico’s main island, and merged with the existing settlements east and south of Old San Juan. As a result, the city is now composed of a variety of neighborhoods.

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By: Warren http://www.journeyidea.org/puerto-rico-san-juan-tours/comment-page-1#comment-26512 Warren Fri, 17 Sep 2010 09:33:47 +0000 http://www.journeyidea.org/?p=3713#comment-26512 San Juan is a beautiful place. Places and monuments emphasized in tourism campaigns include: Old San Juan, promoting the historic nature of its colonial buildings and narrow streets covered by adoquine, a blue stone cast from furnace slag; they were brought over as ballast on Spanish ships. This includes the city's ancient defensive wall and forts, most notably El Morro and the Castle of San Cristóbal. O The numerous restaurants and art galleries in the zone are frequently visited by tourists. The local universities are promoted as historic places, most notably the campus of University of Puerto Rico located in Río Piedras, which is the oldest university on the island being founded in early 1900's. San Juan is a beautiful place.
Places and monuments emphasized in tourism campaigns include: Old San Juan, promoting the historic nature of its colonial buildings and narrow streets covered by adoquine, a blue stone cast from furnace slag; they were brought over as ballast on Spanish ships.
This includes the city’s ancient defensive wall and forts, most notably El Morro and the Castle of San Cristóbal. O
The numerous restaurants and art galleries in the zone are frequently visited by tourists.
The local universities are promoted as historic places, most notably the campus of University of Puerto Rico located in Río Piedras, which is the oldest university on the island being founded in early 1900′s.

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