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San Juan Cathedral

Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica of Saint John the Baptist is the English translation.   It shows up on maps as San Juan Cathedral and is the second oldest cathedral in the Western Hemisphere [the oldest is in the Dominican Republic].  Built … Continue reading

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Wandering in San Juan

It is a luxury to just wander without a destination, without a plan.  Few people care to do it.  But I wandered for about four hours in San Juan before stopping at a tourist office to get a map.  It’s … Continue reading

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Walking beneath the walls of old San Juan

Arriving early in San Juan, Puerto Rico with no plan in mind, I  went to get a map from tourism office but it wasn’t open.  So I walked across the street where the old wall that once surrounded Old San … Continue reading

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Ruth and David – Part Three

Puerto Rico and The Philippines both came under the control of the United States in 1898. The Philippines became independent after World War II. Even after three hundred years of Spanish rule, English is the official language of The Philippines. … Continue reading

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