Sunday, June 29, 2014

Paddleboarding In Rincon, Puerto Rico

Rincón, Puerto Rico has been voted the best town in the United States for standup paddleboarding.  SUP Magazine, a print and digital publication dedicated to the sport, invited readers to pick the best standup paddleboarding (SUP) spot in the nation.

Rincon is known around the world for surfing and now it has emerged as a hotspot for the fast-growing sport of standup paddleboarding.  The town of Rincon, has always been a popular destination for tourist, thanks to world-class waves, whale watching and stunning sunsets.

Eight towns were in the competition: Rincón, Honolulu (Hawaii), Wilmington (North Carolina), Boise (Idaho), Jupiter (Florida), Seattle (Washington), Charleston (South Carolina), and Dana Point (California).


Sunday, June 22, 2014

San Juan, Puerto Rico


Sunday, June 15, 2014

Plans For A Boardwalk In The Tourist Areas Of San Juan, Puerto Rico

The Puerto Rico government is planning a $29 million investment in a boardwalk linking Old San Juan with other popular tourism areas in San Juan, Puerto Rico.  The Paseo Puerta de Tierra would give pedestrians and cyclists safer and easier access to the Condado tourism area as well as the Convention Center District.  The Paseo Puerta de Tierra would include oceanfront sections along Muñoz Rivera Avenue heading into Old San Juan.  There are also plans for a terraced park overlooking the Atlantic Ocean between Escambrón Beach and the Capitol building.

The Paseo Puerta de Tierra project will create 300 jobs and it includes: a $4.3 million in improvements to Tren Street to serve as the bus route in Old San Juan, $4.5 million to improve the connection for cyclists and pedestrians between Condado and the San Juan Islet, and a $15.6 million walkway along the oceanfront Muñoz Rivera Avenue from Escambrón Beach to the Capitol.


Sunday, June 1, 2014

Old San Juan, Puerto Rico