Rico, a tropical paradise, is located in the Caribbean between the state
of Florida and country of Venezuela. The Island can be found east of Dominican
Republic. Puerto Rico measures 110 miles long and 35 miles wide. Its comfortable
all year round temperatures fluctuate between 73°F and 90°F. Puerto
Rico is a territory of the United States and its currency is the US dollar.
The main languages spoken are English and Spanish.
beautiful town of Salinas is located in the south coast of Puerto Rico
bordering the Caribbean Sea. Salinas is recognized for its mangrove cays,
salt mines and great harbours.
the Spanish colonists reached the Salinas coastline in 1493, the region
was inhabited by Taino indians. The river and large deposits of salt were
named in honor of the "cacique" (indian chief) Abey. The war
between the Tainos and the Spaniards in 1511 led Abey and other 15 caciques
to new settlements in Dominican Republic. The new inhabitants of Salinas
in the 16th century developed the agriculture, fish and salt industries.
Santiago (National Guard)
Complex Albergue Olímpico (1986)
Plaza Las Delicias
Dulce Water Well
Reserve Bahía de Jobos