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  1. Puerto Rico GF 23Octubre2013 Clase2

  2. Country • The capital of Puerto Rico is San Juan. • Puerto Rico is an island surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean • Even though it is an island some people consider it to be apart of North America

  3. Activities • Since Puerto Rico is an island you can do lots of things like surf • Another popular thing to do is to go crabbing • Baseball is one of the many sports that they have that you can do • While you’re their you might want to go see a roaster-fight • Horse Ridding can be the relaxing thing you need from all the other activities

  4. Climate and Geography • On Puerto Rico they do have lots of rain but mostly between May and December • Temperatures are usually from 70 to 80 degrees all year-round • It has a dry southern coast and fertile northern coastal plains, plus low eastern mountains • Puerto Rico also has the El Yunque rain forest

  5. Food • Tostones is a popular sidedishwhichisfried banana chips • Coquito is a spanish eggnog that is usually made in the colder holiday • Arroz Con Gandules is rice, green pigeon peas, and ham • LechonAsado Al Horno is a roasted pork • Sofritois a kind of Puerto Rican condiment

  6. Currency • The money over in PuertoRico is the same as it is here, because they also use the U.S. dollar

  7. People • José Campeche was a famous artist • José de Diego was a famous poet and politician • Luis Muñoz Marín was a politician • Rita Moreno (Rosa Dolores Alverio) was a singer and an actress • Roberto Clemente Walker was a baseball player

  8. Facts • Women don’t change their last names when they get married • The population is 94% male and 94% female • Puerto Ricans usually die at the ages of 75 for the males and 83 for the female • They celebrate the birth of Eugenio Maríade Hostos as a holiday • Children usually don’t move out of the house in till they marry

  9. Works Cited "Puerto Rico." CultureGrams Online Edition. ProQuest, 2013. Web. 23 Oct 2013. ": Recipe." CultureGrams Online Edition. ProQuest, 2013. Web. 23 Oct 2013 "Puerto Rico: Famous People." CultureGrams Online Edition. ProQuest, 2013. Web. 23 Oct 2013. "Puerto Rico." CultureGrams Online Edition. ProQuest, 2013. Web. 24 Oct 2013 Surfing. Digital image. Site.rockbottomgolf.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Oct. 2013. <http://site.rockbottomgolf.com/blog_images/surfer.jpg>. Horse-Riding. Digital image. Www.about-horses.net. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Apr. 2014. <Horse-Riding> El Yunque Rainforest. Digital image. Www.yuquiyuresort.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Apr. 2014. <http://www.yuquiyuresort.com/jpg/explorations/1-PR-187-16-b-2.jpg>. 70 Degrees Thermometer. Digital image. Www.blogs.woodtv.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Apr. 2014. <http://blogs.woodtv.com/files/2011/04/Thermometer-70-degrees.jpg> Coquito (Puerto Rican Eggnog). Digital image. Www.alwaysorderdessert.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Apr. 2014. http://www.alwaysorderdessert.com/2011/12/coquito-puerto-rican-coconut-eggnog.html. Arroz Con Gandules. Digital image. Www.caliricans.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Apr. 2014. <http://www.caliricans.com/2011/01/arroz-con-gandules-recipe/>. Rita Moreno. Digital image. Www.theweek.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Apr. 2014. <http://theweek.com/article/index/241098/rita-morenos-6-favorite-books>. Luis MuñozMarín. Digital image. Www.amazon.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Apr. 2014. <http://www.amazon.com/Luis-Munoz-Marin-Gunter-HETT/dp/B004WH0E6M>. Flag Of Puerto Rico. Digital image. Www.en.wikipedia.org. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Apr. 2014. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Flag_of_Puerto_Rico.svg>.