The region of Porta del Sol, in the west of Puerto Rico, encompasses a number of fantastic locations and attractions. Amongst the top cities is Mayaguez, also known as “Ciudad de las Aguas Puras” (City of Pure Waters). Places of interest in Mayaguez include the Casa Grande Museum, Dr. Juan A. Rivero Zoo, the India Brewery and the UPRM’s Planetarium.
The city of Lajas was founded by Teodoro Jacome Pagan in the year 1883. There are many legends and stories that surround the naming of the city and the reasons for its establishment. These tales, which have been passed down over generations, add to the history and culture of the city. Lajas has become a popular tourist destination in Puerto Rico due to its vast variety of noteworthy sites ...