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Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico February 2012 Puerto Rico Factoids Puerto Rico is a commonwealth of the US. I think of it, however, as an island nation with a unique culture. About the size of Connecticut, this island is a gem of the Caribbean. US citizens don’t need a passport to go there. The official languages of PR are both English and Spanish though …

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Cuba

Cuba June 2013 I went to Cuba because I was looking for a culturally unique experience. Though every country has its own such experiences, Cuba is significantly different from the other 42 countries in which I’ve traveled. Just planning to go there was an adventure. Cuba Factoids:   In 1492, Christopher Columbus landed on what is now the island of …

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Caribbean

Cruising the Caribbean OR, AS CHERYL AND I LIKE TO CALL IT, THE “LIFE IS TOO SHORT…” CRUISE. The beds were at just the right height to facilitate transfers to and from my chair.The shower was wheelchair accessible and the shower nozzle also reached over the sink.There were plenty of shipboard activities ranging from rock climbing to soaking up sun.Here …

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Costa Rica

Costa Rica There are several ways to explore the jungles in Costa Rica. One way is to walk through it, but you need to be careful of poisonous snakes. Sometimes those paths will take you onto bridges as you see here. Another way I saw the jungle was via this aerial tram called Teleferico del Bosque Lluvioso in the Braulio …