You will find nice beaches on Puerto Rico.
Tourism is very important for Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rico does it better 😉
The Arecibo Observatory appeared in a few movies, so it has its own connection to the stars, movie stars. 😉
I’m not the best person to talk about movies, but some of the movies where you can see the Arecibo Radio Telescope are e.g.,: Contact, GoldenEye (James Bond), or The X-Files.
Have you heard about the Arecibo Observatory before?
It’s quite a famous telescope, or maybe even the best known ground-based telescope.
And you can have a walk “under the huge dish” of the Arecibo Telescope. 🙂
The large dish of the
Arecibo Radio telescope is 305 m in diameter and covers an area of about twenty acres. And it looks like that. 🙂 A bit dirty, with some plants – it’s not a big problem.
Radio telescope operators (like in the Arecibo Observatory) need lots of computers.
The Arecibo Observatory is a large radio telescope, a dish of 305m in diameter.
I’m an astronomer, so the Arecibo Observatory was my most important destination on Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rico can be visited all year round.
Just keep in mind that the peak season is between December and Apri
Puerto Rico has a tropical climate.
San Juan, the walled city, is the capital of Puerto Rico.
Since Puerto Rico belongs to the USA, you need a visa or the same document as you need to enter the States.
Puerto Rico has two official languages, Spanish and English.
The currency used in Puerto Rico is the U.S. dollar.
Puerto Rico is a small Caribbean Island.
Puerto Rico is a territory of the United States, so its locals are the US citizens.
Puerto Rico is so-called an unincorporated territory of the United States.
Puerto Rico is officially called Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.