Exploring Old San Juan, Puerto Rico: Day 1

Founded in 1521 by Juan Ponce de Leon, San Juan was originally named Puerto Rico (Rich Port). The history of this beautiful city officially began in 1493 when Christopher Columbus landed in its coast and named the island after San Juan Bautista (Saint John the Baptist).  Sometime during the 1520s,  confusion over the names led to a switch & the island took the […]

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