Sunday, June 4, 2023

A Town In Puerto Rico Chosen As One Of The World's Greatest Places

 For 2023, the town of Ro Grande, Puerto Rico was chosen as one of the world's greatest places by Time Magazine.  Rio Grande is located on the east coast of Puerto Rico.

Time Magazine highlights the El Yunque Rain Forest, located in Rio Grande.  El Yunque is one of the main tourist attractions and it is home to the only tropical rainforest in the U.S. National Forest.  

El Yunque has undergone an $18 million dollar renovation.  The renovations include: A new visiting center, El Portal, a new introductory video narrated by Benicio Del Toro, and ranger demonstrations to learn about 240-plus plants species and 18 bird species endemic to Puerto Rico.



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