Category Archives: Legends

Popular legends that have taken place in specific locations and about our Indian Taínos.

UFOs at El Yunque

What is the military personnel hiding inside the rainforest and what is about El Yunque that interests UFOs? Continue reading

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The Magic of San Juan Bautista Celebration

Accordingly to the legend, la noche de San Juan Bautista is magical because the waters of Puerto Rico are blessed with special powers. It is the only day of the year you shouldn’t skip jumping into the ocean, if you happen to be there. Continue reading

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The Puerto Rican Robin Hood

Our legendary pirate was the terror of the Caribbean Sea and the Robin Hood of the Puerto Ricans who admired him for his generosity and courage. Some people claim they have seen his spirit wandering through his natal town in Cabo Rojo. Continue reading

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Jacinto’s Well

A local farmer who lived in Isabela, a beautiful town on the northwestern coast of the island, was named Jacinto. Every afternoon, right before sunset, Jacinto would take a herd of cows for a beach walk. He tied his favorite … Continue reading

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El Chupacabra (Goat Sucker)

Even though these bizarres creatures known as the chupacabra had been seen in other parts of the world, the legend began in Puerto Rico, in 1995. Continue reading

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The Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle

Located in the western part of the North Atlantic Ocean, the three vertices that form the triangle are: Miami, San Juan, and Bermuda. The only logical explanation to these incidents is that the area is very unpredictable, rapidly emerging the weather into violent storms. Continue reading

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