Our dear friend Magda took us on a quick trip to spend the holiday weekend on the side of the island she grew up on. Much different from our trip to San Juan, we didn't walk around so much. Instead we just enjoyed the awe inspiring views. I tried to take a lot of pictures, … Continue reading A Weekend in Cabo Rojo
We are finally in Ponce! I'm so glad that we were able to spend time in San Juan before coming here but it is nice to finally feel like we are getting into a routine. This side of the island is much different, but I love it just as much already. I'd be lying if … Continue reading Positive Thinking in Ponce
If you are like me, you didn't know that Puerto Rico's capital of San Juan was an island. In fact, the only ways to get there are to go over a bridge or take a ferry. The ferry only costs 50 cents and helps to avoid traffic on the small island, so we took that … Continue reading A Day in Old San Juan
I made it! I have spent a lot of time packing and traveling over the past week, but I am officially in Puerto Rico and I have left all my stress behind! I don't want to say that I didn't expect much, but so far I am really impressed with the areas I have seen. … Continue reading Am I Puerto Rican yet?
In less than two weeks I leave for Puerto Rico to intern for the LDS Self-Reliance Center in Ponce. This is really the kind of opportunity I always dreamed about, but I still have a lot of underlying fear. While this internship is only about three months long, I have not been emotionally stable or … Continue reading Blogging for Sanity