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Puerto Rico Jordan Worek

Puerto Rico

Jordan Worek

Published February 28th 2011
ISBN : 9781554077885
Hardcover
96 pages
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The America the Beautiful series takes readers on a photographic tour of the countrys most beautiful states and most vibrant cities. Top photographers contribute their best images of both well-known destinations and hidden gems, and clear andMoreThe America the Beautiful series takes readers on a photographic tour of the countrys most beautiful states and most vibrant cities. Top photographers contribute their best images of both well-known destinations and hidden gems, and clear and informative captions bring each scene to life. These handsomely designed books show the beauty of each destination and will be enjoyed by visitors and locals alike.The beautiful archipelago of Puerto Rico has a long and fascinating history: the Spanish colonized it then ceded it to the United States at the end of the Spanish-American War in 1898. The diversity of its people, buildings and natural landscapes makes it a photographers dream.Some of the highlights captured in the pages of this new book include: San Juan, the dazzling colonial capital El Yunque, the only tropical rain forest in U.S. territory Parque de las Cavernas, the worlds third-largest cavern system Architecture both old and new in Ponce, the Pearl of the South The eclectic colonial structures of downtown San German Spectacular island beaches on Vieques and CulebraAmericans dont need to travel far to see fortresses, white-sand beaches and rain forests -- there are outstanding examples in nearby Puerto Rico.