VIEQUES ISLAND: BEACHES & BIOBAY all photos: copywrite Elena
Carnival is coming in July. 2013/ Las Patronales van
Carnival, which had been previously cancelled by the Municipality, is now on for July 10-14, 2013./ Las Fiestas Patronales, previamente canceladas, ahora estan pautadas para el 10-14 de julio 2013.
Vieques - This ideal vacation destination is located 7 miles east of Puerto Rico and is a long skinny island, populated in the middle part only. The rest of Vieques is devoted to the many reserves of US Fish & Wildlife and the DRNA. These reserves dominate 2/3 of Vieques Island and consist mainly of dry forest and beaches. The world famous bioluminescent bay is what attracts many people in the first place but they return for the beautiful, isolated beaches. The population of Vieques is around 10,000. The principal economy is based on tourism and fishing. Government jobs also play a large part. There is not even one traffic light but there are many horses in the roads. You should rent a jeep on Vieques to enjoy this island fully.