by: stone Jeffries hr 8
they speak english and spanish
the capital is San Juan
island between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of the Dominican Republic.
they use the USD (united states dollars)
FAMOUS PLACES TO GO
castillo de san felipe del morro, is a wall that protected san juan and there are still cannons facing the ocean and you can see how the millatary guys worked and lived. it was made during world war 2.
el yunque, is a big waterfall and there are hiking trails you go on.
camuy caves- you can take tours though caves and go mud-sliding, body rafting and free jumping through this subterranean world
Climate and Geography
Puerto Rico is rectangular in shape and is approximately 100 miles long and 35 miles wide. It is very mountainous, but also has rain forests, beaches, deserts, caves, oceans and rivers. its climate is sunny most of the time with an average temperature of 80 degrees.
famous foods and drinks
carne guisada (stewed beef)
arroz con gandules (rice with pigeon peas)
pasteles (Green Banana Mass with Pork Filling, similar to a Mexican Tamale)
Pastelón (Sweet Plantain & Beef Lasagna)
Alcapurria (Fried Green Banana and Beef Patty)
drinks- rum, coffee and beer
Ahora- Right now
A Fuego- really cool, when something is off the hook
Gufair- to goof around
US virgin islands are to the east
Haiti and the Dominican republic are to the west