Puerto Rico: Day 11 (Adios, Mi Otra Patria! *and a really small chihuahua.)

Last day of Puerto Rico! Ugh, bummer. Now I'll have to get back to living in the Continental US... This is really like a bonus 1/4 day, because our flight left at noon. So, we woke up early to explore San Juan by foot, for a few hours. I wore shorts to celebrate. One thing…

Puerto Rico: Day 8 + 9 (Mini Chickens and Voodoo Coconuts)

Iโ€™m combining these two days because our adventures were mainly home-based (until our second beach trip where I almost picked up a curse-ed coconut!) But first things first. Tiny, tiny chickens. These are the gallitos that run around between the houses. They used to belong to Ervinโ€™s family. But then they migrated to the neighborsโ€™…

Puerto Rico: Day 6 (What happened before the Machete)

On the 6th Day of PuertoRicanness, my true love gave to me: A cup filled with milk and coff-eeeeee. (You better be singing that like The 12 Days of Christmas!) Day 6 was business time. We woke up early to settle land disputes, hotwire a few chandeliers, drive around town trolling for cheap sofas. But…