A Slice of Island Life


El Fortin Conde de Mirassol

El Fortin Conde de Mirassol

Once in a while we all need¬† to take a break and just enjoy our surroundings. Let’s take a look around this little known Caribbean Island. (more…)

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Published in: on October 3, 2009 at 3:13 am  Comments (14)  
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Life’s a Beach


A day well spent

A day well spent

Vieques Island is not a large tourist destination compared to many Caribbean Islands. That means the beaches here are uncrowded and often you will have an entire beach to yourself. (more…)

Published in: on September 22, 2009 at 10:56 pm  Comments (2)  
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Local Home Spiced Rum = Yum!


Fruit of the Quenepa Tree

Fruit of the Quenepa Tree

Bili is the name of a home spiced rum very popular here on Vieques Island and throughout Puerto Rico. (more…)

Published in: on September 19, 2009 at 1:52 pm  Comments (9)  
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Some ruminations upon living in the Caribbean


Vieques Harbor in Isabel Segunda

Vieques Harbor in Isabel Segunda

My occasional writings about living on Vieques Island,  Puerto Rico.

Rum, Sun, People, Food, Flora, Fauna and the Ocean are all intertwined here.

I hope you will enjoy stopping by.

Stay tuned!

Cheers,

Jim

Published in: on September 17, 2009 at 7:33 am  Comments (2)  
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