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  San Juan, Puerto Rico
San Juan is one of the biggest and best natural harbors in the Caribbean and is the second oldest city in the Americas.
San Juan is located in the Northern Coastal Plains region in the karst zone, north of Aguas Buenas and Caguas; east of Bayamón; and west of Carolina and Trujillo Alto.
San Juan is a major port and tourist resort of the West Indies and is the oldest city under the U.S flag.
welcome.topuertorico.org /city/sanjuan.shtml   (3886 words)

  
  San Juan, Puerto Rico - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
San Juan is the capital city of Puerto Rico.
San Juan was founded by Spanish colonists in 1521 and is regarded as the oldest city in the United States of America (the oldest city in the continental United States is St.
In 1521, the name of the settlement name was switched with the name "San Juan", the name which Christopher Columbus had originally given the island in honor of John the Baptist.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/San_Juan,_Puerto_Rico   (1038 words)

  
 Wines from San Juan Vineyards, San Juan Island, Washington
The wine-tasting destination of San Juan Island, San Juan Vineyards is THE vineyard and winery of San Juan Island producing 4000 cases or so a year.
San Juan Vineyards was established in 1996 when the property was purchased; the vineyard planted, the old schoolhouse renovated; buildings were built; and San Juan Vineyards was on its way to becoming a destination winery.
San Juan Vineyard wines are distributed throughout the State of Washington and Northern Idaho.
www.sanjuanvineyards.com   (512 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: San Juan (Argentina)
It is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Buenos Aires and comprises the civil Provinces of San Juan, Mendoza, and San Luis, and the national district of Neuquén, has an area of 151,096 sq.
He was the representative from San Juan to the Congress of Tucumán, which on 9 July, 1816, proclaimed the independence of Argentina, and in this assemblage distinguished himself by resolutely opposing the monarchical form of government for the infant nation.
Among the notable edifices of the diocese may he mentioned: the episcopal palace and the Church of San Domingo in San Juan; those of San Francisco, Sagrado Corazón, and Godoy Cruz in Mendoza; and the Matriz of San Louis.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/13447a.htm   (375 words)

  
 Rio San Juan
The Río San Juan is a special area where nature reserves have been established, and strong conservation measures are taken, to keep civilization from intruding on the natural wonders of the area.
San Juan del Norte (originally known as Greytown) is the Caribbean delta terminus of the San Juan River.
San Carlos is an international entry point for Nicaragua, if you enter or exit Nicaragua through this town, normal immigration and customs procedures and costs will apply.
www.centralamerica.com /nicaragua/info/riosan.htm   (602 words)

  
 San Juan on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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Juan Pablo II Juan Pablo II durante una audiencia general en la Plaza de San Pedro, el 8 de octubre de 2003 (Archivo).
www.encyclopedia.com /html/S/SnJ1nP1R1.asp   (837 words)

  
 Utah History Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
San Juan County is a part of the Colorado Plateau, a geologic region formed mostly of sandstone and limestone that includes two-thirds of the state of Utah as well as parts of Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona.
In prehistoric times, the San Juan country was the home of the Anasazi, whose cliff houses, pictographs, and petroglyphs have baffled and fascinated visitors to the country since their disappearance shortly after A.D. The Basketmakers, the earliest phase of the Anasazi Culture, were first identified and studied in Grand Gulch.
Farming along the San Juan River bottom was a chancy proposition, for the treacherous river either flooded or went dry too often for dependable irrigation.
www.media.utah.edu /UHE/s/SANJUANCT.html   (457 words)

  
 San Juan (Puerto Rico) - Wikitravel
San Juan is located in the north-east of Puerto Rico, and features distinctly century-old architecture, such as Spanish military forts built from the 1540s to 1800s, an active harbor, and a very active economic area in the Hato Rey district.
San Juan is a tropical city, with temperature that ranges in summer from 67˚F to 97˚F (19˚C to 36˚C) in winter.
San Juan is normally sunny, but has a tendency to receive rain from April to November in the afternoon.
wikitravel.org /en/San_Juan   (2432 words)

  
 Ships of the World: An Historical Encyclopedia - - San Juan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
San Juan was a Basque whaler lost in Red Bay, Labrador, in 1565.
Owned by Ramos de Arrieta y Borda of Pasajes (de Fuenterrabia), she was part of the Basque fleet that sent as many as thirty ships a year in the mid-sixteenth century to work the Strait of Belle Isle whale fisheries between Newfoundland and Labrador.
According to documents filed in Spain and archaeological evidence gathered in the 1980s, San Juan was apparently loading barrels of oil for the return to Spain when a strong north- erly wind drove her onto the rocks near Saddle Island.
www.college.hmco.com /history/readerscomp/ships/html/sh_080300_sanjuan.htm   (336 words)

  
 Daily news and information about San Juan Island, Friday Harbor, Orcas, Lopez and Shaw Islands
San Juan County residents might be interested in reading about King County Council's decision to fund its own passenger ferry service to Vashon Island.
San Juan County Treasurer Jan Sears reports that her office mailed nearly half of all 2007 tax statements to addresses outside of San Juan County.
San Juan County voters rejected the referendum by a 62 to 37.84 percent margin.
www.sanjuanislander.com   (4082 words)

  
 Mission San Juan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Originally christened San José de los Nazonis while in East Texas, the reestablished mission of San Juan Capistrano made its permanent home along the banks of the San Antonio River in 1731.
By mid-century, San Juan, with its rich farm and pasturelands was a regional supplier of agricultural produce.
The entrance gate at Mission San Juan is typical of the Romanesque arches found throughout the missions.
hotx.com /missions/sanjuan.html   (189 words)

  
 Puerto Rico Journey: The San Juan Area
San Juan is the largest city in Puerto Rico.
There are two forts protecting San Juan, one from an ocean attack, the other from land invasion.
You can drive in Old San Juan but you are better advised to take public transportation or walk.
www.iit.edu /~PR/sanjuan.html   (742 words)

  
 California Golf Course - San Juan Oaks Golf Club
San Juan Oaks has gained a reputation as one of California's most acclaimed golf clubs featuring excellent cuisine, professional management and staff, and outstanding facilities that include a private meeting room for up to 40 people, a spacious banquet room with seating for 300, a separate dining room, inviting patios, courtyards and paseos.
San Juan Oaks Golf Club is the only source you need for the best golf instructional programs headed by experiened PGA and LPGA professionals.
San Juan Oaks has gained a reputation as one of California's most acclaimed golf clubs with excellent cuisine and friendly, professional service.
www.sanjuanoaks.com   (1405 words)

  
 San Juan Island National Historical Park (U.S. National Park Service)
San Juan Island is well known for splendid vistas, saltwater shore, quiet woodlands and orca whales.
San Juan Island National Historical Park offers a full range of special programs, most of which are scheduled during the summer season.
San Juan’s prairies were dramatically altered beginning the mid-19th century with the arrival of Europeans, who brought grazing animals, domestic agriculture and ornamental plants.
www.nps.gov /sajh   (413 words)

  
 San Juan City Guide by TravelEze.com
Juan Ponce de León founded the settlement of Caparra in 1508.
San Juan is home to the San Juan Cathedral, a rare example of medieval architecture in the New World.
San Juan is also home to El Morro, the largest fortification in the Caribbean, which dates back to 1540.
www.traveleze.com /travel_planning/sanjuan.html   (263 words)

  
 City of San Juan , California
Incorporated in 1869 the general law City of San Juan Bautista is nestled in the heart of the noted San Juan Valley between the Gabilan Mountains and Flint Hills.
Rich with culture and history, San Juan Bautista offers her residents and visitors a refreshing small town atmosphere filled with the charm and character of the past.
San Juan Bautista recognized as a Preserve America Community for their Commitment to Historic Preservation by First Lady Laura Bush and the Trust.
www.san-juan-bautista.ca.us   (488 words)

  
 San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce, member and visitor information for Friday Harbor, Roche Harbor and all of San Juan ...
The San Juans are accessible to the public by water and air.
On the east side of San Juan Island is the town of Friday Harbor, also the San Juan County Seat.
On the north end of San Juan Island is another port of entry known as Roche Harbor Village.
www.sanjuanisland.org   (383 words)

  
 San Juan Airport in Puerto Rico
The dominant Caribbean carrier, American Airlines, uses San Juan as a major international hub and takes up most of the facility, focusing on Terminal D. Within the Caribbean, smaller turboprop planes are used.
A Martinique native may be flying a couple hundred miles to another island and have to go to San Juan and sit there for hours to get to their destination.
A walking map of Old San Juan can be found inside Que Pasa magazine available from the tourist office just before the baggage area at the airport.
www.b-v-i.com /Transportation/SanJuanAirport   (740 words)

  
 Puerto Rico Tourism Company | Walking Tour of Old San Juan | Puerto Rico   (Site not responding. Last check: )
For 250 years it was the residence of the descendents of Juan Ponce de León, the first governor of Puerto Rico.
El Morro (meaning “promontory” in Spanish), surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and San Juan Bay, is the most striking of the city’s military fortifications.
It was built between 1540 and 1783 to protect San Juan from attack by sea.
www.gotopuertorico.com /go_cultureHistory.php?language=english&page=55   (1054 words)

  
 IslandCam.com | San Juan Islands Washington 24 Hour Web Cams
An archipelago in the Pacific Northwest, San Juan County is comprised of about 172 islands, 50 of which are inhabited.
The diversity of the San Juan Islands activities is as broad as the real estate that is available; from waterfront to pasture land, valley view to mountain view, in town or overlooking the water, from a quiet cabin to an acreage estate.
If you are considering buying property in the San Juans, I hope you will allow me to give you the benefit of my experience and knowledge gained through my 16 years in the business with the most recent 12 years as a top agent.
www.islandcam.com   (458 words)

  
 San Juan Capistrano , California Community and Visitors Guide
The city of San Juan Capistrano is located in the center of Southern California, midway between Los Angeles and San Diego and all of Southern California's major attractions.
San Juan Capistrano is home of the Swallows of Capistrano, who have returned to the Mission San Juan Capistrano for centuries to nest and have their young in the valley.
While San Juan Capistrano has maintained it's small town charm, protected it's open space and preserved it's History, it offers the best in economic opportunity, education and suburban living.
www.sanjuancapistrano.net   (378 words)

  
 San Juan-Chama Project
The San Juan-Chama Project consists of a system of diversion structures and tunnels for transmountain movement of water from the San Juan River Basin to the Rio Grande Basin.
Primary purposes of the San Juan-Chama Project are to furnish a water supply to the middle Rio Grande Valley for municipal, domestic, and industrial uses.
The San Juan-Chama Project was authorized by Congress in 1962 through PL 87-483, which amended the Colorado River Storage Act of 1956 (PL 84-485) to allow diversion of Colorado River basin water into the Rio Grande basin of New Mexico.
www.usbr.gov /dataweb/html/sjuanchama.html   (1348 words)

  
 San Juan Pools
igh-quality fiberglass pools by San Juan Products are in a league of their own when it comes to providing the pool-buying public with value and quality.
All San Juan fiberglass pools are manufactured in a controlled factory environment under strict supervision, resulting in a predictable high-quality product right down to the tile and accessory installations.
San Juan's emphasis on total quality and customer service is well documented and one of the factors that contributed to the induction of the company's late founder, George Sullivan, into the "Pool Hall of Fame."
www.sanjuanpools.com   (312 words)

  
 San Juan, Puerto Rico
A leisurely walk through Old San Juan is one of the most pleasant experiences anyone could have here in Puerto Rico.
The San Juan Gate was constructed in 1520.
Up the block is La Catedral de San Juan where Mass would be held to thank God for allowing them to make the journey.
www.solboricua.com /sanjuan.htm   (604 words)

  
 Radisson Hotels & Resorts. Hotel reservations for leisure and business travel.
When it's time to relax, guests at this San Juan Hotel can enjoy one of the finest of Puerto Rico's casinos as well as a beautiful roof-top swimming pool with a panoramic view of the ocean and San Juan's Condado district.
The San Juan island hotel is ideal for a variety of meetings and social events.
San Juan area attractions are close to the Hotel and include the beautiful historic area of Old San Juan Puerto Rico with its Spanish forts and narrow streets lined with landmark buildings.
www.radisson.com /sanjuanpr_ambassador   (472 words)

  
 San Juan County Utah - Genealogy and History
San Juan County was formed in 1880 from Kane County.
The Navajo Indians occupy a large part of the county from the San Juan River south to the Arizona border.
San Juan Sampler This is an archive table of contents for Blue Mountain Shadows magazine.
www.lofthouse.com /USA/Utah/sanjuan/index.html   (1158 words)

  
 San Juan Mountains, Southwestern Colorado, Rocky Mountains
One of the harsh realities of the San Juans for would-be climbers is the continual presence of rotten rock, knife-edge ridges and steep slopes covered with debris the size and shape of ball bearings.
The San Juan area was then perhaps twice as high as it is today, though it was an elevated plateau rather than a mountainous area.
The San Juan Skyway is a Scenic Byway that makes a beautiful drive through these mountains.
www.sangres.com /mountains/sanjuans.htm   (448 words)

  
 San Juan Capistrano Chamber of Commerce
Today, The Mission San Juan Capistrano is a place of peace and unsurpassed beauty, its gardens a haven for lady bugs, humming birds and the famous Swallows of Capistrano who arrive every spring to nest and have their young, returning to Argentina in the Autumn.
The romance of early California is alive as you share the historic streets with Pirates and Padres, Lords and Ladies, Rancheros and The Acjachemem Nation, the native population who labored with the Spanish to build the Mission and once alone inhabited what is known as the Capistrano Valley.
Below are two websites, the City of San Juan Capistrano and the Red Cross, which contain information on what you can do to help with the disaster of the fires.
www.sanjuanchamber.com   (1083 words)

  
 Caribbean Cruise - San Juan
For most folks who either visit San Juan as a day-stop on a Caribbean itinerary or embark or disembark there, the island's biggest appeal is, the old city.
Old San Juan, which is an undergoing an awesome renaissance (if you haven't been lately you'll be amazed at how beautiful and spiffed-up its European-esque buildings are, particularly the many that are freshly painted in cheerful pastels of lavender, blue, yellow and pink).
The beach: While Old San Juan doesn't really boast any, the beaches in the nearby areas of Condado and Isla Verde, stretch along high rise hotels and are a 5- to 10-minute taxi ride (longer during rush hour) from the cruise pier.
www.cruisecritic.com /ports/newport.cfm?ID=8   (2385 words)

  
 San Juan County
Canyons, desert, rivers, mountains and lakes as well as past and present Native American cultures create the Canyon Country of San Juan County.
All meetings will be held in the commission chambers at the San Juan County Courthouse, 117 South Main Street, Monticello, Utah.
San Juan County Economic Development and Visitor Services - Travel, Recreation, Relocation and Economic Development Information.
www.sanjuancounty.org   (118 words)

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