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By Kurt Pitzer; Tara Stevens

ISBN-10: 0585394725

ISBN-13: 9780585394725

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An old Spanish mansion with incredible views in Old San Juan, it edged out the more traditional Hotel El Convento for us, due to its eccentric charm and the warmth of its hosts (page 105). n Guest House Old San Juan ($). Somewhat grungy, this is one of the cheapest places to stay in Puerto Rico, and it’s right in the heart of the colonial quarter, with a couple of cool balcony rooms for $35 a night! ) n At Wind Chimes Inn ($$). A block from the beach, this Spanish villa-style guest house easily wins over the competition in Condado for its soulful use of space and light, and other classy touches (page 107).

N Sexy Salsa As recently as the late 1980s, the youth of San Juan had almost completely assimilated the sound and culture of imported American and British rock and pop. But the past decade has brought a refreshing revival of interest in salsa, merengue and Latino music in general among young people. ” Literally meaning “sauce,” salsa developed in the nightclubs of New York as Puerto Rican and Cuban immigrants celebrated the end of WWII and attempted to recapture the sound of their native islands.

Marine Life n 21 Increasingly, conservation groups in Puerto Rico are stepping up efforts to protect endangered species, and several offshore cays and the island of Culebra have been designated as refuges for sea turtles. The hawksbill, leatherback, loggerhead, and green sea turtles all visit various Puerto Rican beaches to deposit their eggs. Birds, mongooses, marine predators and human disturbances all contribute to the high mortality rate of turtles hatched on the sands of Puerto Rico and elsewhere – only one in 1,000 or more hatchlings survives.

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