By: Gabriela Yareliz I love a good biography. The more unconventional the life, the better. I think there is something powerful about learning from other’s experiences and also expanding your world beyond how you were raised and conditioned. I was fascinated by Greenlights, as it lays out philosophies intertwined with McConaughey’s life experiences. His voiceContinue reading “Takeaways from Matthew McConaughey’s Greenlights”
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On the NYC Train
By: Gabriela Yareliz It’s November. Apple picking is done for the season. The elections came and went, and here we are. Amazing. I don’t want to sound like a broken record, like that girl whose podcast I always listened to, but then she said the same thing every time and would cry in every episode,Continue reading “On the NYC Train”
Come Walk With Me: Playa Sucia (Dirty Beach)
By: Gabriela Yareliz This was my favorite stop. Breathtaking views. Skies and ocean for days.
Come Walk With Me: Humacao
By: Gabriela Yareliz There was something about Humacao that reminded me of Florida. Maybe it was the bright colors, sunshine and this feeling that I was in a Calgon, Take Me Away! body spray commercial. A citrusy type scent. Yes.
Come Walk With Me: Old San Juan, Part III
By: Gabriela Yareliz If you are a cat lover, you’ll enjoy wandering the Old San Juan. You will find these little guys in the most unexpected places. In the bed of a truck: Governor’s mansion, La Fortaleza:
Come Walk With Me: Old San Juan, Part II
By: Gabriela Yareliz These are some of my favorite views from our walks around San Juan. That cemetery left me in awe. We climbed up on the wall, in efforts to get closer to this incredible view: We started walking up the hill, toward the fort, and then we happened to look back. We allContinue reading “Come Walk With Me: Old San Juan, Part II”
Come Walk With Me: Old San Juan
By: Gabriela Yareliz Our first outing in the Old San Juan was lovely. The sun was bright, the sky was blue, and we got rained on a bit by an impromptu shower that lasted five minutes. The cathedral where Marc Anthony got married:
Come Walk With Me: Arecibo, Puerto Rico
By: Gabriela Yareliz This observatory is definitely a must-see for the beautiful view and for educational purposes. The ultimate stop for nerding out. Bring walking shoes, because you will burn off your breakfast on the hike up the hill. They have neat interactive games, videos and demos to explain how the observatory and outer spaceContinue reading “Come Walk With Me: Arecibo, Puerto Rico”
Come Walk With Me: Playa Chiquita, Puerto Rico
By: Gabriela Yareliz Playa Chiquita is one of those places you walk around quietly and try to absorb and memorize as much of the scenery as possible. It’s gorgeous. The water was rough, blue and stunning. This couple was having its own photoshoot: Playa Chiquita had an important message for all of us:
Come Walk With Me: Jayuya, Part II
By: Gabriela Yareliz We went to Jayuya’s Hacienda San Pedro, where the legendary good coffee is grown and made. We also visited Casa Canales, and we learned about why it is important in Puerto Rican history. We visited El Semi, the museum on Taino history. We spent time with family: And there is nothing like family.