Stretching from the west to the east of the island, Puerto Rico’s Cordillera Central Mountains are a spectacular backdrop for many of the country’s delightful cities and towns. Cerro de Punta, located in the range, is the highest point in Puerto Rico and very popular with hikers. The climate is somewhat cooler here and provides reprieve from the heat of the coast.
If you have the time to travel around Puerto Rico when you visit this beautiful island country, you may come across a city by the name of Corozal. The city is situated north east of the center of the island and it takes its name from the ‘palma de corozo’ (Acrocomia media) which grows abundantly in the region. The city is mid-sized, being home to more than 36,000 people, and it covers an ...