15 Puerto Rican Goods to Bring Home from San Juan

Puerto Rico, San Juan Guide (B): 15 Puerto Rican Goods to Bring Home from San Juan

The uniqueness of Puerto Rico is partially associated with its political status as a part of the United States, but with a great deal of Latin twist. Other than the worldwide-acknowledged music talents, such as Carlos Santana & Ricky Martin, Puerto Rico is also rich in many other things. When in San Juan you will certainly appreciate the local food & drink scene, but also the colorful pieces of craftsmanship abounding in the city and waiting to be picked up so as to keep the vivid memory of this hospitable island in the years to come!

When you first walk into The Butterfly People shop in San Juan’s old city, you feel as if you just walked into an exotic butterfly garden. You are surrounded by Lucite encasements of butterflies of a variety of different species and in every color you can imagine. The shop has a beautiful garden in the back and the light makes everything in the store sparkle. The butterflies glow and shine through their Plexiglas boxes which are small enough to fit into your bag or large enough to cover a wall. The butterflies look as though they might fly right out at you. Of course, they won’t, they’re not alive, but they are carefully preserved in artful settings by Resat Revan and his wife Cirene, who buy butterflies from native sellers in tropical locations around the world. On top of their shop is their studio where Resat designs and produces these beautiful and vivid displays. A piece of butterfly art features anywhere between two and one hundred butterflies. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 15 Puerto Rican Goods to Bring Home from San Juan
Guide Location: Puerto Rico » San Juan
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: The Butterfly People   Don Collins Cigars   Mundillo   Puerto Rican Art & Crafts   Boveda   Plaza Las Americas   Concalma   Spicy Caribbee   Mi Pequeno San Juan   La Calle Shopping Mall   Cuatro Sombras  
Author: Gpsmycity Writer
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