Maravillados ante tanta hermosura, los indígenas llamaron la isla, Borinkén. Siglos después, la cultura taína evolucionó; así como el sapito boricua, a quién ellos llamaron coquí. Mientras el jibarito puertorriqueño vigorosamente cultivaba sus fértiles campos; los nativos marineros navegaban su amada perla del Mar Caribe. Una corriente gloriosa fluía entre aquel edén tropical; serenándolos elContinue reading “La leyenda del coquí”
Category Archives: Legends
UFOs at El Yunque
What is the military personnel hiding inside the rainforest and what is about El Yunque that interests UFOs?
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.
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 cow to him while he led the rest of his herd. One day, on theContinue reading “Jacinto’s Well”
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.
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.