Tag Archives: Aguada

The black and gold coast

our dynamic namesake – the black and gold coast

It happened so slowly it was barely perceptible.  Bit by bit, sand from our beloved beach vanished into the sea.  We didn’t even know what was going on until one day late last year it hit us; our sandy beach had completely disappeared! Right under our noses the black and gold coast had reinvented itself into

four day scouting trip to find our home

Our original plan was to rent a fully furnished house when we made our move to Puerto Rico.  However in late 2014, I noticed that interest rates were approaching all time lows.  This, coupled with the fact that it was and continues to be a buyers

the amazing sunsets of aguada

I don’t know what it is, but it really seems like the colors at  dusk are more vibrant here.  Perhaps it’s the Saharan dust or the higher humidity.  Whatever the reason, it’s usually well worth stopping what you are doing to take in the amazing sunsets we

sargassum storms the beach

We had only been here a few days when we started to notice it.  Small orange streaks were breaking up the deep blue color of the ocean. As the days went on, the streaks became larger.  On July 20th, we noticed that this now massive swath of orange was heading

first impressions of puerto rico

Having plunged headfirst into life in Puerto Rico for about a month now, I thought it would be worthwhile to take a break from setting up our condo for a moment to document our initial impressions. Driving One of the first things everyone notices when they get here is that driving

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