Monthly Archives : March 2018

DISASTER AND VIEQUES

By MARINA

Do you know Vieques? After U.S. Navy withdrew from this island in 2003, here became one of popular travel destinations in Puerto Rico. 30 minutes flight from San Juan takes you to this island. Beautiful beach heals you and a big sunshine makes you energetic.    I visited Vieques on Dec 2017. It’s just two moths after a disaster. The category 5…

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VIEQUES AND ITS CHALLENGES

By MARINA

Vieques Island lies about 13 km east of the Puerto Rican mainland. The name “Vieques” comes from the Taino Indian word “bieke (small island)”. Bioluminescent bay and unspoiled nature are popular among visitors, there’s less tourist rush here  than in Culebra Island. Maybe the reasons are as follows: scattered tourists spots, no world-famous beaches, its political background etc. Thanks to those factors, we…

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