Jayuya’s Festival Nacional Indígena

What is Jayuya’s Festival Nacional Indígena? Jayuya is definitely one of my favorite places to visit  in Puerto Rico.The town located in the central mountains of Puerto Rico.  This weekend, it is celebrating its 50th Festival Nacional Indígena (National Indigenous Festival). This festival honors Puerto Rico’s Taíno legacy with a traditional Taíno ceremony, Batey (Taíno…

Puerto Rico’s Local Sea Salt

Did you know Puerto Rico has been producing sea salt for over 500 years? In Puerto Rico’s southwest corner, Cabo Rojo, tons of sea salt are extracted from seawater annually! The salt is produced through evaporation of ocean water. Since there is little processing, trace minerals from the seawater are retained. You will see the…